Apache Tomcat 6.0.x < 6.0.37 Multiple Vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6832
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The remote web server is affected by multiple vunerabilities.


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)


Upgrade to Apache Tomcat 6.0.37 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 6832

Family: Web Servers

Published: 5/20/2013

Updated: 3/6/2019

Nessus ID: 66670

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

Patch Publication Date: 5/3/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/10/2013

Reference Information

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

BID: 59799, 59797