Apache Tomcat 6.0.x < 6.0.28 Multiple Vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5788
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Synopsis

The remote Apache Tomcat server is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

According to its self-reported version number, the instance of Apache Tomcat 6.0 listening on the remote host is prior to 6.0.28. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities:

- If a web app is configured to use BASIC or DIGEST authentication and the 'realm-name' attribute is not configured in that web app's 'web.xml' file, the remote server's hostname or IP will be included in replies. (CVE-2010-1157)

- An error exists in the handling of invalid values in the 'Transfer-Encoding' header of a request. An attacker can exploit this to cause a denial of service or to disclose sensitive information. (CVE-2010-2227)

Note that Nessus Network Monitor has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade to Apache Tomcat 6.0.28 or later.

See Also

http://tomcat.apache.org/security-6.html

http://tomcat.apache.org/security-6.html#Fixed_in_Apache_Tomcat_6.0.28

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 5788

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2/11/2011

Updated: 3/6/2019

Nessus ID: 48255

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Patch Publication Date: 7/9/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/21/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2227, CVE-2010-1157

BID: 41544, 39635

IAVA: 2011-A-0066