CentOS 7 : tomcat (CESA-2018:2921)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118156
SynopsisThe remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn update for tomcat is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
Apache Tomcat is a servlet container for the Java Servlet and JavaServer Pages (JSP) technologies.
Security Fix(es) :
* tomcat: A bug in the UTF-8 decoder can lead to DoS (CVE-2018-1336)
For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.
SolutionUpdate the affected tomcat packages.