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VPR Score: 4.2
SynopsisThe remote web server is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.
DescriptionAccording to its self-reported version number, the instance of Apache Tomcat 6.0.x listening on the remote host is prior to 6.0.30. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities :
- An error in the access restriction on a 'ServletContext' attribute that holds the location of the work directory in Tomcat's SecurityManager. A malicious web application can modify the location of the working directory which then allows improper read and write access to arbitrary files and directories in the context of Tomcat.
- An input validation error exists in the Manager application in that it fails to filter the 'sort' and 'orderBy' input parameters. (CVE-2010-4172)
- The default configuration does not include the HTTPOnly flag in a Set-Cookie header, which makes it easier for remote attackers to hijack a session via script access to a cookie. (CVE-2010-4312)
- An input validation error exists in the HTML manager application in that it fails to filter various input data before returning it to the browser. (CVE-2011-0013)
Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.
SolutionUpdate Apache Tomcat to version 6.0.30 or later.