FreeBSD : tomcat -- bypass of CSRF prevention filter (953911fe-51ef-11e2-8e34-0022156e8794)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 63365


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


The Apache Software Foundation reports :

The CSRF prevention filter could be bypassed if a request was made to a protected resource without a session identifier present in the request.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 63365

File Name: freebsd_pkg_953911fe51ef11e28e340022156e8794.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Published: 12/31/2012

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:tomcat, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:tomcat7, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 12/4/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/4/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4431