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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 64430


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


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.


Apply SAT patch number 7208.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 64430

File Name: suse_11_tomcat6-130107.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/02/04

Modified: 2016/01/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

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