Public Date:
959047: CVE-2013-2051 tomcat: DIGEST authentication vulnerable to replay attacks

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The Tomcat 6 DIGEST authentication functionality as used in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 allows remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions by performing a replay attack after a nonce becomes stale. NOTE: this issue is due to an incomplete fix for CVE-2012-5887.

Find out more about CVE-2013-2051 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 2.6
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (tomcat6) RHSA-2013:0869 2013-05-28