openSUSE Security Update : tomcat6 (tomcat6-2000)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 45462


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update of tomcat5/6 fixes :

- CVE-2009-2693: CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.8 CVE-2009-2902:
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-2009-2901: 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-2008-5515: 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.


Update the affected tomcat6 packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 45462

File Name: suse_11_1_tomcat6-100211.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/04/09

Modified: 2016/12/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.8

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

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:11.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2010/02/11

Reference Information

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

CWE: 22, 264