openSUSE Security Update : tomcat6 (openSUSE-SU-2012:0103-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 75764


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


The apache tomcat was vulnerable to a hash collision attack which allowed remote attackers to mount DoS attacks. CVE-2011-4858 has been assigned to this issue.


Update the affected tomcat6 packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 75764

File Name: suse_11_3_tomcat6-120109.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2015/08/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat6, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat6-admin-webapps, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat6-docs-webapp, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat6-el-1_0-api, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat6-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat6-jsp-2_1-api, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat6-lib, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat6-servlet-2_5-api, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat6-webapps, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.3

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/01/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-4858

OSVDB: 78113