SuSE 11.2 Security Update : tomcat6 (SAT Patch Number 7208)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 64430
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Synopsis

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

This update of tomcat6 fixes the following security issues :

- denial of service. (CVE-2012-4534)

- tomcat: HTTP NIO connector OOM DoS via a request with large headers. (CVE-2012-2733)

- tomcat: cnonce tracking weakness. (CVE-2012-5885)

- tomcat: authentication caching weakness. (CVE-2012-5886)

- tomcat: stale nonce weakness. (CVE-2012-5887)

- tomcat: affected by slowloris DoS. (CVE-2012-5568)

- tomcat: Bypass of security constraints. (CVE-2012-3546)

- tomcat: bypass of CSRF prevention filter.
(CVE-2012-4431)

Solution

Apply SAT patch number 7208.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=789406

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=791423

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=791424

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=791426

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=791679

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=793391

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=793394

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=794548

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-2733.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-3546.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-4431.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-4534.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-5568.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-5885.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-5886.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-5887.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 64430

File Name: suse_11_tomcat6-130107.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/4/2013

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:tomcat6, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:tomcat6-admin-webapps, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:tomcat6-docs-webapp, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:tomcat6-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:tomcat6-jsp-2_1-api, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:tomcat6-lib, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:tomcat6-servlet-2_5-api, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:tomcat6-webapps, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/7/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2733, CVE-2012-3546, CVE-2012-4431, CVE-2012-4534, CVE-2012-5568, CVE-2012-5885, CVE-2012-5886, CVE-2012-5887