Apache Tomcat 7.0.x < 7.0.2 Denial of Service and Information Disclosure

medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5791
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Synopsis

The remote Apache Tomcat server is affected by denial of service and information disclosure vulnerability.

Description

According to its self-reported version number, the Apache Tomcat instance listening on the remote host is prior to 7.0.2. It is, therefore, affected by a denial of service vulnerability which could also lead to information disclosure. A remote attacker could trigger flaws in the handling of the Transfer-Encoding header to cause a denial of service or potentially leak information.
\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 7.0.2 or later.

See Also

http://tomcat.apache.org/security-7.html

http://tomcat.apache.org/security-7.html#Fixed_in_Apache_Tomcat_7.0.2

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 5791

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2/14/2011

Updated: 3/6/2019

Nessus ID: 48255

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 4.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

Patch Publication Date: 8/11/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/13/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2227

BID: 41544

IAVA: 2011-A-0066