RHEL 4 : tomcat in Satellite Server (RHSA-2008:1007)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 43842


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The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.


Updated tomcat packages that fix multiple security issues are now available for Red Hat Network Satellite Server.

This update has been rated as having low security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

This update corrects several security vulnerabilities in the Tomcat component shipped as part of Red Hat Network Satellite Server. In a typical operating environment, Tomcat is not exposed to users of Satellite Server in a vulnerable manner. These security updates will reduce risk in unique Satellite Server environments.

Multiple flaws were fixed in the Apache Tomcat package.
(CVE-2008-1232, CVE-2008-1947, CVE-2008-2370, CVE-2008-2938, CVE-2008-3271)

Users of Red Hat Network Satellite Server 5.0 or 5.1 are advised to update to these Tomcat packages which resolve these issues.


Update the affected tomcat5 package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 43842

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2008-1007.nasl

Version: 1.33

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/10/2010

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.2


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:tomcat5, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/8/2008

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/4/2008

Exploitable With

CANVAS (D2ExploitPack)

Elliot (Apache Tomcat File Disclosure)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1232, CVE-2008-1947, CVE-2008-2370, CVE-2008-2938, CVE-2008-3271

BID: 29502, 30494, 30496, 30633

RHSA: 2008:1007

CWE: 22, 79, 264