Debian Security Advisory DSA 1453-1 (tomcat5)

Published: 2008-01-17 22:23:47
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Recommendations:
https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%201453-1

Technical Details:
Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Tomcat servlet and JSP engine. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems: CVE-2007-3382 It was discovered that single quotes (') in cookies were treated as a delimiter, which could lead to an information leak. CVE-2007-3385 It was discovered that the character sequence \ in cookies was handled incorrectly, which could lead to an information leak. CVE-2007-5461 It was discovered that the WebDAV servlet is vulnerable to absolute path traversal. For the stable distribution (etch), these problems have been fixed in version 5.0.30-12etch1. The old stable distribution (sarge) doesn't contain tomcat5. The unstable distribution (sid) no longer contains tomcat5. We recommend that you upgrade your tomcat5 Linux Distribution Packages.

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update to tomcat5 announced via advisory DSA 1453-1.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2007-3382
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2007-3385
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2007-5461

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
4.3
Published
2008-01-17
Modified
2017-07-07
Category
Debian Local Security Checks

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