SuSE 11.2 / 11.3 Security Update : tomcat6 (SAT Patch Numbers 8155 / 8156)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 69458


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


This update of tomcat6 fixes :

- apache-tomcat-CVE-2012-3544.patch. (bnc#831119)

- use chown --no-dereference to prevent symlink attacks on log (bnc#822177#c7/prevents CVE-2013-1976)

- Fix tomcat init scripts generating malformed classpath ( ) bnc#804992 (patch from m407)

- fix a typo in initscript. (bnc#768772)

- copy all shell scripts (bnc#818948)


Apply SAT patch number 8155 / 8156 as appropriate.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 69458

File Name: suse_11_tomcat6-130802.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/08/23

Modified: 2016/01/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.9

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

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: 2013/08/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0022, CVE-2012-3544, CVE-2013-1976