|Category:||Debian Local Security Checks|
|Title:||Debian Security Advisory DSA 246-1 (tomcat)|
|Summary:||Debian Security Advisory DSA 246-1 (tomcat)|
|Description:||The remote host is missing an update to tomcat|
announced via advisory DSA 246-1.
The developers of tomcat discovered several problems in tomcat version
3.x. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the
. CVE-2003-0042: A maliciously crafted request could return a
directory listing even when an index.html, index.jsp, or other
welcome file is present. File contents can be returned as well.
. CVE-2003-0043: A malicious web application could read the contents
of some files outside the web application via its web.xml file in
spite of the presence of a security manager. The content of files
that can be read as part of an XML document would be accessible.
. CVE-2003-0044: A cross-site scripting vulnerability was discovered
in the included sample web application that allows remote attackers
to execute arbitrary script code.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
The old stable distribution (potato) does not contain tomcat packages.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your tomcat package.
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2003-0042|
Bugtraq: 20030130 Apache Jakarta Tomcat 3 URL parsing vulnerability (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-246 (Google Search)
HPdes Security Advisory: HPSBUX0303-249
Computer Incident Advisory Center Bulletin: N-060
BugTraq ID: 6721
XForce ISS Database: tomcat-null-directory-listing(11194)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2003-0043
BugTraq ID: 6722
XForce ISS Database: tomcat-webxml-read-files(11195)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2003-0044
BugTraq ID: 6720
XForce ISS Database: tomcat-web-app-xss(11196)
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