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
updates.

Description :

It was discovered that the ChunkedInputFilter in Tomcat did not fail
subsequent attempts to read input after malformed chunked encoding was
detected. A remote attacker could possibly use this flaw to make
Tomcat process part of the request body as new request, or cause a
denial of service. (CVE-2014-0227)

After installing this update, the tomcat service will be restarted
automatically.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?3ed5a37b

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83456 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0227

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