Scientific Linux Security Update : tomcat5 on SL5.x i386/x86_64
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 60984
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA denial of service flaw was found in the way certain strings were converted to Double objects. A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause Tomcat to hang via a specially crafted HTTP request.
Tomcat must be restarted for this update to take effect.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.