openSUSE Security Update : tomcat6 (tomcat6-161)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 40143

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update of tomcat fixes another directory traversal bug which occurs when allowLinking and UTF-8 are enabled. (CVE-2008-2938)

Solution

Update the affected tomcat6 packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=417217

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 40143

File Name: suse_11_0_tomcat6-080821.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/07/21

Updated: 2019/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat6, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat6-admin-webapps, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat6-docs-webapp, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat6-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat6-jsp-2_1-api, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat6-lib, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat6-servlet-2_5-api, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat6-webapps, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/08/21

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/08/12

Exploitable With

CANVAS (D2ExploitPack)

Elliot (Apache Tomcat File Disclosure)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-2938

CWE: 22