Apache Tomcat 7.x < 7.0.11 @ServletSecurity Annotation Security Bypass

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 52634

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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

The remote web server is affected by a security bypass vulnerability.

Description

According to its self-reported version number, the instance of Apache Tomcat 7.x listening on the remote host is prior to 7.0.11, It is, therefore affected by a security bypass vulnerability.

When a web application is started, 'ServletSecurity' annotations might be ignored which could lead to some areas of the applications not being protected as expected.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade to Apache Tomcat version 7.0.11 or later.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?e95c3250

http://www.nessus.org/u?dfd5efff

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 52634

File Name: tomcat_7_0_11.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: combined

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2011/03/11

Updated: 2020/03/11

Dependencies: 130590, 130175, 39446

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2011-1088

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apache:tomcat

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Apache Tomcat

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/03/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/03/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1088, CVE-2011-1419

BID: 46685

Secunia: 43684