Apache Tomcat 7.0.x < 7.0.33 Session Fixation

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 66427

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VPR Score: 3.4

Synopsis

The remote Apache Tomcat server is affected by a security bypass vulnerability.

Description

According to its self-reported version number, the instance of Apache Tomcat 7.0 listening on the remote host is prior to 7.0.33. It is, therefore, affected by an error related to HTML form authentication and session fixation that allows an attacker to carry out requests using a victim's credentials.

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

Solution

Update to Apache Tomcat version 7.0.33 or later.

See Also

http://tomcat.apache.org/security-7.html#Fixed_in_Apache_Tomcat_7.0.33

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 66427

File Name: tomcat_7_0_33.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: combined

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2013/05/15

Updated: 2020/03/11

Dependencies: 130175, 130590, 39446

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.4

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2013-2067

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 6.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apache:tomcat

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Apache Tomcat

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/11/21

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/05/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2067

BID: 59799