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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 64430

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: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/02/04

Updated: 2018/06/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#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

Patch Publication Date: 2013/01/07

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