Apache Tomcat 8.0.x < 8.0.3 Content-Type DoS

High Nessus Plugin ID 72693

Synopsis

The remote Apache Tomcat server is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.

Description

According to its self-reported version number, the instance of Apache Tomcat 8.0.x listening on the remote host is a version prior to 8.0.3.
It is, therefore, affected by a denial of service vulnerability due to an error related to handling 'Content-Type' HTTP headers and multipart requests such as file uploads.

Note that this error exists because of the bundled version of Apache Commons FileUpload.

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 8.0.3 or later.

See Also

http://tomcat.apache.org/security-8.html#Fixed_in_Apache_Tomcat_8.0.3

http://www.nessus.org/u?358ef049

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 72693

File Name: tomcat_8_0_3.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: combined

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2014/02/25

Updated: 2020/03/11

Dependencies: 39446, 130175, 130590

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2014-0050

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/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: 2014/02/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/02/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0050

BID: 65400

EDB-ID: 31615