SuSE 10 Security Update : tomcat5 (ZYPP Patch Number 8397)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 64431


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


This update of tomcat5 fixed the following security issues :

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

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

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

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

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


Apply ZYPP patch number 8397.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 64431

File Name: suse_tomcat5-8397.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/02/04

Modified: 2014/05/22

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: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/12/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3546, CVE-2012-5568, CVE-2012-5885, CVE-2012-5886, CVE-2012-5887