Amazon Linux AMI : tomcat7 (ALAS-2014-312)

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Synopsis :

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description : in Apache Commons FileUpload before 1.3.1, as
used in Apache Tomcat, JBoss Web, and other products, allows remote
attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and CPU
consumption) via a crafted Content-Type header that bypasses a loop's
intended exit conditions.

See also :

Solution :

Run 'yum update tomcat7' to update your system.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 73231 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0050