Fedora 14 : tomcat6-6.0.26-14.fc14 (2010-16528)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 50593



The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Replaces tomcat6-6.0.26-13.fc14

- Resolves rhbz#640686 - Upgrade of tomcat6 wipes out directories

- WARNING - Back up all files that need to be preserved before package update or uninstall - WARNING

CVE-2010-2227 applied

Several Bug fixes :

- tomcat user shell

- Multiple instances of tomcat not working (not sure this is the right fix).

- init script LSB compliance

- Update commons libs - no longer commons-xxx-tomcat5

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected tomcat6 package.

See Also



Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 50593

File Name: fedora_2010-16528.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/15/2010

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 2.5


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:tomcat6, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:14

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/20/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2227

BID: 41544

FEDORA: 2010-16528