Apache Tomcat 6.0.x < 6.0.37 Multiple Vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Plugin ID 66426
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Synopsis

The remote Apache Tomcat server is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

According to its self-reported version number, the instance of Apache Tomcat 6.0 listening on the remote host is prior to 6.0.37. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- An error exists related to chunked transfer encoding and extensions that allows limited denial of service attacks. (CVE-2012-3544)

- An error exists related to HTML form authentication and session fixation that allows an attacker to carry out requests using a victim's credentials. (CVE-2013-2067)

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade to Apache Tomcat version 6.0.37 or later.

See Also

http://tomcat.apache.org/security-6.html#Fixed_in_Apache_Tomcat_6.0.37

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 66426

File Name: tomcat_6_0_37.nasl

Version: 1.18

Type: combined

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: Web Servers

Published: 5/15/2013

Updated: 3/11/2020

Dependencies: tomcat_error_version.nasl, tomcat_win_installed.nbin, apache_tomcat_nix_installed.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2012-3544

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 5.4

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apache:tomcat

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Apache Tomcat

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/3/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/10/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3544, CVE-2013-2067

BID: 59797, 59799