GLSA-201412-29 : Apache Tomcat: Multiple vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 79982


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The 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.
Impact :

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.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All 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'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 79982

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201412-29.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Published: 12/15/2014

Updated: 1/6/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.6


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:tomcat, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/15/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/16/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2733, CVE-2012-3544, CVE-2012-3546, CVE-2012-4431, CVE-2012-4534, CVE-2012-5885, CVE-2012-5886, CVE-2012-5887, CVE-2013-2067, CVE-2013-2071, CVE-2013-4286, CVE-2013-4322, CVE-2013-4590, CVE-2014-0033, CVE-2014-0050, CVE-2014-0075, CVE-2014-0096, CVE-2014-0099, CVE-2014-0119

BID: 56402, 56403, 56812, 56813, 56814, 59797, 59798, 59799, 65400, 65767, 65768, 65769, 65773, 67667, 67668, 67669, 67671

GLSA: 201412-29