Apache Tomcat 6.0.x < 6.0.39 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8141


The remote web server is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


Versions of Tomcat 6.0.x earlier than 6.0.39 are potentially affected by the following vulnerabilities:

- The version of Java used to build the application could generate Javadoc containing a frame injection error. (CVE-2013-1571)

- The fix for CVE-2005-2090 was not complete and the application does not reject requests with multiple Content-Length HTTP headers or with Content-Length HTTP headers when using chunked encoding. (CVE-2013-4286)

- The fix for CVE-2012-3544 was not complete and limits are not properly applied to chunk extensions and whitespaces in certain trailing headers. This error could allow denial of service attacks. (CVE-2013-4322)

- The application allows XML External Entity (XXE) processing that could disclose sensitive information. (CVE-2013-4590)

- An error exists related to the 'disableURLRewriting' configuration option and session IDs. (CVE-2014-0033)


Upgrade to Apache Tomcat 6.0.39 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 8141

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2014/02/26

Updated: 2019/03/06

Dependencies: 1442

Nessus ID: 72690

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 3.6

Temporal Score: 3.4

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:X/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apache:tomcat

Patch Publication Date: 2014/01/31

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/06/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1571, CVE-2013-4286, CVE-2013-4322, CVE-2013-4590, CVE-2014-0033

BID: 60634, 65767, 65768, 65769, 65773

IAVB: 2015-B-0083