SuSE 10 Security Update : Tomcat 5 (ZYPP Patch Number 6839)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 49929


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


This update of tomcat5/6 fixes :

- 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-2009-2693: CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.8). (CVE-2009-2902: CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3)


Apply ZYPP patch number 6839.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 49929

File Name: suse_tomcat5-6839.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/10/11

Modified: 2016/12/22

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: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2010/02/10

Reference Information

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

CWE: 22, 264