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Debian Security Advisory DSA 2725-1 (tomcat6 - several vulnerabilities)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

9 years ago

Modified

Modified

8 months ago

Summary

Two security issues have been found in the Tomcat servlet and JSP engine: CVE-2012-3544 The input filter for chunked transfer encodings could trigger high resource consumption through malformed CRLF sequences, resulting in denial of service. CVE-2013-2067 The FormAuthenticator module was vulnerable to session fixation.

Affected Software

Affected Software

tomcat6 on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in version 6.0.35-1+squeeze3. This update also provides fixes for CVE-2012-2733, CVE-2012-3546, CVE-2012-4431, CVE-2012-4534, CVE-2012-5885, CVE-2012-5886 and CVE-2012-5887 , which were all fixed for stable already. For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 6.0.35-6+deb7u1. For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems will be fixed soon. We recommend that you upgrade your tomcat6 packages.