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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-5886: Apache Tomcat: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-5886: Apache Tomcat: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
11/17/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

The HTTP Digest Access Authentication implementation in Apache Tomcat 5.5.x before 5.5.36, 6.x before 6.0.36, and 7.x before 7.0.30 caches information about the authenticated user within the session state, which makes it easier for remote attackers to bypass authentication via vectors related to the session ID.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-www-servers-tomcat

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