GLSA-201206-24 : Apache Tomcat: Multiple vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Plugin ID 59677


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201206-24 (Apache Tomcat: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Apache Tomcat. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

The vulnerabilities allow an attacker to cause a Denial of Service, to hijack a session, to bypass authentication, to inject webscript, to enumerate valid usernames, to read, modify and overwrite arbitrary files, to bypass intended access restrictions, to delete work-directory files, to discover the server’s hostname or IP, to bypass read permissions for files or HTTP headers, to read or write files outside of the intended working directory, and to obtain sensitive information by reading a log file.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Apache Tomcat 6.0.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-servers/tomcat-6.0.35' All Apache Tomcat 7.0.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-servers/tomcat-7.0.23'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 59677

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201206-24.nasl

Version: 1.20

Type: local

Published: 6/25/2012

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.2


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

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


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.2

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:tomcat, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/24/2012

Exploitable With

CANVAS (D2ExploitPack)

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-5515, CVE-2009-0033, CVE-2009-0580, CVE-2009-0781, CVE-2009-0783, CVE-2009-2693, CVE-2009-2901, CVE-2009-2902, CVE-2010-1157, CVE-2010-2227, CVE-2010-3718, CVE-2010-4172, CVE-2010-4312, CVE-2011-0013, CVE-2011-0534, CVE-2011-1088, CVE-2011-1183, CVE-2011-1184, CVE-2011-1419, CVE-2011-1475, CVE-2011-1582, CVE-2011-2204, CVE-2011-2481, CVE-2011-2526, CVE-2011-2729, CVE-2011-3190, CVE-2011-3375, CVE-2011-4858, CVE-2011-5062, CVE-2011-5063, CVE-2011-5064, CVE-2012-0022

BID: 35193, 35196, 35263, 35416, 37942, 37944, 37945, 39635, 41544, 45015, 46164, 46174, 46177, 46685, 47196, 47199, 47886, 48456, 48667, 49143, 49147, 49353, 49762, 51200, 51442, 51447

CWE: 20, 200, 22, 264, 79

GLSA: 201206-24