Apache Tomcat Directory Host Appbase Authentication Bypass Vulnerability

Description
This alert was generated using only banner information. It may be a false positive.


Apache Tomcat is prone to an authentication-bypass vulnerability. An attacker can gain unauthorized access to files and directories. Successful exploits may lead to other attacks.

Affected Apache Tomcat version (5.5.0 - 5.5.28).
Affected Apache Tomcat version (6.0.0 - 6.0.20).

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Impact
An attacker can gain unauthorized access to files and directories.

Recommendation
Upgrade Apache Tomcat to the latest version.

References
Apache Tomcat Directory Host Appbase Authentication Bypass Vulnerability