Apache Tomcat 7.0.x < 7.0.11 Security Bypass Vulnerability

medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5816
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Synopsis

The remote web server is affected by a security bypass vulnerability.

Description

According to its self-reported version number, the instance of Apache Tomcat 7.x listening on the remote host is prior to 7.0.11, It is, therefore affected by a security bypass vulnerability.

When a web application is started, 'ServletSecurity' annotations might be ignored which could lead to some areas of the applications not being protected as expected.

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

Solution

Upgrade to Apache Tomcat 7.0.11 or later.

See Also

http://tomcat.apache.org/security-7.html#Fixed_in_Apache_Tomcat_7.0.11_(released_11_Mar_2011)

http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/www-announce/201103.mbox/%[email protected]%3E

http://tomcat.apache.org/security-7.html#Fixed_in_Apache_Tomcat_7.0.11,http://www.nessus.org/u?e95c3250,http://www.nessus.org/u?dfd5efff

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 5816

Family: Web Servers

Published: 3/11/2011

Updated: 3/6/2019

Nessus ID: 52634

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

Patch Publication Date: 3/11/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/2/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1088, CVE-2011-1419

BID: 46685