Apache Tomcat 7.0.x < 7.0.53 Multiple Vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8935
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The remote web server is missing an Apache Tomcat patch update.


The version of Apache Tomcat installed on the remote host is version 7.x prior to 7.0.53. It is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerabilities:

- An error exists related to chunk size and chunked requests that could allow denial of service attacks. (CVE-2014-0075)

- An error exists related to XSLT handling and security managers that could allow security bypass related to external XML entities. (CVE-2014-0096)

- An error exists related to content length header handling and using the application behind a reverse proxy that could allow security bypass. (CVE-2014-0099)


Update to Apache Tomcat version 7.0.53 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 8935

Family: Web Servers

Published: 3/2/2015

Updated: 5/20/2019

Nessus ID: 74246

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

Patch Publication Date: 5/31/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/31/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0075, CVE-2014-0096, CVE-2014-0099

BID: 67667, 67668, 67671

IAVB: 2015-B-0083