Scientific Linux Security Update : tomcat6 on SL6.x (noarch) (20130620)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 66952

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

A session fixation flaw was found in the Tomcat FormAuthenticator module. During a narrow window of time, if a remote attacker sent requests while a user was logging in, it could possibly result in the attacker's requests being processed as if they were sent by the user.
(CVE-2013-2067)

Tomcat must be restarted for this update to take effect.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?ce46f255

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 66952

File Name: sl_20130620_tomcat6_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/06/21

Updated: 2020/09/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:tomcat6, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:tomcat6-admin-webapps, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:tomcat6-docs-webapp, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:tomcat6-el-2.1-api, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:tomcat6-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:tomcat6-jsp-2.1-api, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:tomcat6-lib, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:tomcat6-servlet-2.5-api, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:tomcat6-webapps, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2013/06/20

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/06/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2067