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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
HPSBUX02893 rev.1 - HP-UX Apache Running Tomcat Servlet Engine, Remote
Denial of Service (DoS), Cross Site Scripting (XSS)
3 July 2013
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Apache Tomcat
Operating System: HP-UX
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2012-4557 CVE-2012-2687
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c03820647
HPSBUX02893 rev.1 - HP-UX Apache Running Tomcat Servlet Engine, Remote Denial
of Service (DoS), Cross Site Scripting (XSS)
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as
soon as possible.
Release Date: 2013-07-01
Last Updated: 2013-06-28
Potential Security Impact: Remote Denial of Service (DoS), Cross Site
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
Potential security vulnerabilities have been identified with HP-UX Apache
running Tomcat Servlet Engine. These vulnerabilities could be exploited
remotely to create a Denial of Service (DoS) or to perform Cross Site
References: CVE-2012-4557, CVE-2012-2687 (SSRT101130)
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP-UX B.11.31 running HP-UX Apache running Tomcat Servlet Engine 7.0.27.01 or
CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2012-4557 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) 5.0
CVE-2012-2687 (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) 2.6
Information on CVSS is documented
in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002
HP has provided the following software updates to resolve the vulnerability.
The updates are available for download from https://h20392.www2.hp.com/portal
HP-UX Apache Tomcat Servlet Engine v7.0.35.01
MANUAL ACTIONS: Yes - Update
Install HP-UX Apache Tomcat Servlet Engine 7.0.35.01 or subsequent
PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION
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The following text is for use by the HP-UX Software Assistant.
HP-UX Web Server Suite
action: install revision D.7.0.35.01 or subsequent
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Version:1 (rev.1) - 2 July 2013 Initial release
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