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openSUSE-SU-2013:1411-1: moderate: tomcat
openSUSE Security Update: tomcat
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Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2013:1411-1
Rating: moderate
References: #768772 #822177 #831117 #831119
Cross-References: CVE-2012-3544 CVE-2013-1976 CVE-2013-2067

Affected Products:
openSUSE 11.4
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An update that solves three vulnerabilities and has one
errata is now available.

Description:

Tomcat was updated to fix security issues and bug:

CVE-2013-1976: Avoid a potential symlink race during
startup of the tomcat server, where a local attacker that
gaine access to the tomcat chroot could escalate privileges
to root.

CVE-2013-2067:
java/org/apache/catalina/authenticator/FormAuthenticator.jav
a in the form authentication feature in Apache Tomcat did
not properly handle the relationships between
authentication requirements and sessions, which allows
remote attackers to inject a request into a session by
sending this request during completion of the login form, a
variant of a session fixation attack.

CVE-2012-3544: Tomcat were affected by a chunked transfer
encoding extension size denial of service vulnerability.


Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- openSUSE 11.4:

zypper in -t patch 2013-129

To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".


Package List:

- openSUSE 11.4 (noarch):

tomcat6-6.0.32-42.1
tomcat6-admin-webapps-6.0.32-42.1
tomcat6-docs-webapp-6.0.32-42.1
tomcat6-el-1_0-api-6.0.32-42.1
tomcat6-javadoc-6.0.32-42.1
tomcat6-jsp-2_1-api-6.0.32-42.1
tomcat6-lib-6.0.32-42.1
tomcat6-servlet-2_5-api-6.0.32-42.1
tomcat6-webapps-6.0.32-42.1


References:

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-3544.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-1976.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-2067.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/768772
https://bugzilla.novell.com/822177
https://bugzilla.novell.com/831117
https://bugzilla.novell.com/831119


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