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VPR Score: 6.6
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201412-29 (Apache Tomcat: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Tomcat. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker may be able to cause a Denial of Service condition as well as obtain sensitive information, bypass protection mechanisms and authentication restrictions.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Tomcat 6.0.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-servers/tomcat-6.0.41' All Tomcat 7.0.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-servers/tomcat-7.0.56'