Apache Tomcat 5.5.x < 5.5.30 Multiple Vulnerabilities
Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5786
SynopsisThe remote web server is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.
DescriptionVersions of Tomcat 5.x earlier than 5.5.30 are potentially affected by multiple vulnerabilities :
- The 'WWW-Authenticate' HTTP header for BASIC and DIGEST authentcation may expose the local host name or IP address of the machine running Tomcat. (CVE-2010-1157)
- Several flaws in the handling of the 'Tansfer-Encoding' header could prevent the recycling of buffer. (CVE-2010-2227)
- When running under a SecurityManager, it is possible for web applications to be granted read/write permissions to any area on the file system. (CVE-2010-3718)
SolutionUpgrade to Apache Tomcat 5.5.30 or later.