SuSE9 Security Update : Tomcat (YOU Patch Number 12585)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 45452



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


This update of tomcat5/6 fixes :

- CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.8. (CVE-2009-2693)

- CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 Directory traversal vulnerability allowed remote attackers to create or overwrite arbitrary files/dirs with a specially crafted WAR file. (CVE-2009-2902)

- CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 When autoDeploy is enabled the autodeployment process deployed appBase files that remain from a failed undeploy, which might allow remote attackers to bypass intended authentication requirements via HTTP requests. (CVE-2009-2901)

- CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 When using the RequestDispatcher method, i was possible for remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions and conduct directory traversal attacks. (CVE-2008-5515)


Apply YOU patch number 12585.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 45452

File Name: suse9_12585.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/9/2010

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

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

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: 2/12/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-5515, CVE-2009-2693, CVE-2009-2901, CVE-2009-2902

CWE: 22, 264