SuSE 11.3 Security Update : tomcat6 (SAT Patch Number 9487)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 77197
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

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


Tomcat has been updated to version 6.0.41, which brings security and bug fixes.

The following security fixes have been fixed :

- A XXE vulnerability via user-supplied XSLTs.

- Request smuggling via malicious content length header.

- A XML parser hijack by malicious web application. Bugs fixed:. (CVE-2014-0119)

- Socket bind fails on tomcat startup when using apr (IPV6). (bnc#881700)

- classpath for org/apache/juli/logging/LogFactory (bnc#844689)


Apply SAT patch number 9487.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 77197

File Name: suse_11_tomcat6-201407-140706.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/14/2014

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libtcnative-1-0, 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: 7/6/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3544, CVE-2013-4322, CVE-2014-0096, CVE-2014-0099, CVE-2014-0119