Mandriva Update for tomcat5 MDVSA-2010:177 (tomcat5)

Published: 2010-09-14 13:35:55
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

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

Summary:
Check for the Version of tomcat5

Affected Versions:
tomcat5 on Mandriva Linux 2009.0, Mandriva Linux 2009.0/X86_64, Mandriva Linux 2009.1, Mandriva Linux 2009.1/X86_64, Mandriva Linux 2010.0, Mandriva Linux 2010.0/X86_64, Mandriva Enterprise Server 5, Mandriva Enterprise Server 5/X86_64

Technical Details:
Multiple vulnerabilities has been found and corrected in tomcat5: Directory traversal vulnerability in Apache Tomcat 5.5.0 through 5.5.28 and 6.0.0 through 6.0.20 allows remote attackers to create or overwrite arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in an entry in a WAR file, as demonstrated by a ../../bin/catalina.bat entry (CVE-2009-2693). The autodeployment process in Apache Tomcat 5.5.0 through 5.5.28 and 6.0.0 through 6.0.20, when autoDeploy is enabled, deploys appBase files that remain from a failed undeploy, which might allow remote attackers to bypass intended authentication requirements via HTTP requests (CVE-2009-2901). Directory traversal vulnerability in Apache Tomcat 5.5.0 through 5.5.28 and 6.0.0 through 6.0.20 allows remote attackers to delete work-directory files via directory traversal sequences in a WAR filename, as demonstrated by the ...war filename (CVE-2009-2902). Apache Tomcat 5.5.0 through 5.5.29 and 6.0.0 through 6.0.26 might allow remote attackers to discover the server's hostname or IP address by sending a request for a resource that requires (1) BASIC or (2) DIGEST authentication, and then reading the realm field in the WWW-Authenticate header in the reply (CVE-2010-1157). Apache Tomcat 5.5.0 through 5.5.29, 6.0.0 through 6.0.27, and 7.0.0 beta does not properly handle an invalid Transfer-Encoding header, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application outage) or obtain sensitive information via a crafted header that interferes with recycling of a buffer. (CVE-2010-2227) Packages for 2009.0 are provided as of the Extended Maintenance Program. Please visit this link to learn more: http://store.mandriva.com/product_info.php?cPath=149& products_id=490 The updated Linux Distribution Packages have been patched to correct these issues.

Recommendations:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

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-2009-2693
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-2901
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-2902
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-1157
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-2227

References:

http://lists.mandriva.com/security-announce/2010-09/msg00011.php

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
6.4
Published
2010-09-14
Modified
2018-01-22
Category
Mandrake Local Security Checks

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