Apache Tomcat 6.0.x < 6.0.37 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6832

Synopsis

The remote web server is affected by multiple vunerabilities.

Description

Versions of Apache Tomcat earlier than 6.0.37 are potentially affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- An error exists related to chunked transfer encoding and extensions that could allow limited denial of service attacks. (CVE-2012-3544)

- An error exists related to HTML form authentication and session fixation that could allow an attacker to carry out requests using a victim's credentials. (CVE-2013-2067)

Solution

Upgrade to Apache Tomcat 6.0.37 or later.

See Also

http://tomcat.apache.org/security-6.html#Fixed_in_Apache_Tomcat_6.0.37

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 6832

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2013/05/20

Modified: 2016/01/19

Dependencies: 3057

Nessus ID: 66426, 66670

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: 2013/05/03

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/05/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3544, CVE-2013-2067

BID: 59797, 59799