SuSE9 Security Update : Tomcat (YOU Patch Number 12343)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 41273
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VPR Score: 4.2

Synopsis

The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

Two old but not yet fixed security issues in tomcat5 were spotted and are fixed by this update :

- Apache Tomcat 5 before 5.5.17 allows remote attackers to list directories via a semicolon (;) preceding a filename with a mapped extension, as demonstrated by URLs ending with /;index.jsp and /;help.do.
(CVE-2006-3835)

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in certain applications using Apache Tomcat allowed remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via crafted 'Accept-Language headers that do not conform to RFC 2616'.

These issues were rated 'low' by the Apache Tomcat team.

Solution

Apply YOU patch number 12343.

See Also

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2006-3835.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41273

File Name: suse9_12343.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/24/2009

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 4.2

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 1/22/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-3835