SuSE9 Security Update : Tomcat (YOU Patch Number 12460)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41314


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


This update of tomcat fixes several vulnerabilities :

- RequestDispatcher usage can lead to information leakage.

- denial of service via AJP connection. (CVE-2009-0033)

- some authentication classes allow user enumeration.

- XSS bug in example application cal2.jsp. (CVE-2009-0781)

- replacing XML parser leads to information leakage.

Additionally, non-security bugs were fixed.


Apply YOU patch number 12460.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41314

File Name: suse9_12460.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2016/12/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/07/27

Exploitable With

CANVAS (D2ExploitPack)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-5515, CVE-2009-0033, CVE-2009-0580, CVE-2009-0781, CVE-2009-0783

CWE: 20, 22, 79, 200