FreeBSD : tomcat -- information disclosure vulnerability (3383e706-4fc3-11df-83fb-0015587e2cc1)

low Nessus Plugin ID 45613


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The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


The Apache software foundation reports :

The 'WWW-Authenticate' header for BASIC and DIGEST authentication includes a realm name. If a <realm-name> element is specified for the application in web.xml it will be used. However, a <realm-name> is not specified then Tomcat will generate one.

In some circumstances this can expose the local hostname or IP address of the machine running Tomcat.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 45613

File Name: freebsd_pkg_3383e7064fc311df83fb0015587e2cc1.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Published: 4/26/2010

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.5


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.6

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:tomcat, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 4/24/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/22/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1157