Apache Tomcat 7.0.x < 7.0.32 CSRF Filter Bypass

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6644

Synopsis

The remote web server is affected by a security bypass vulnerability

Description

Versions of Tomcat 7.0.x earlier than 7.0.32 are potentially affected by the following vulnerability:

- An error exists in the file 'filters/CsrfPreventionFilter.java' that can allow cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attacks to bypass the filtering. This can allow access to protected resources without a session identifier.

Solution

Upgrade to Apache Tomcat 7.0.32 or later.

See Also

http://tomcat.apache.org/security-7.html#Fixed_in_Apache_Tomcat_7.0.32

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 6644

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2012/12/17

Modified: 2016/01/19

Dependencies: 3057

Nessus ID: 63200

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 5.2

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apache:tomcat

Patch Publication Date: 2012/10/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/12/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4431

BID: 56814