Scientific Linux Security Update : tomcat on SL7.x (noarch)

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Security Fix(es) :

- A vulnerability was discovered in the error page
mechanism in Tomcat's DefaultServlet implementation. A
crafted HTTP request could cause undesired side effects,
possibly including the removal or replacement of the
custom error page. (CVE-2017-5664)

- A vulnerability was discovered in Tomcat. When running
an untrusted application under a SecurityManager it was
possible, under some circumstances, for that application
to retain references to the request or response objects
and thereby access and/or modify information associated
with another web application. (CVE-2017-5648)

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102032 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-5648

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