Scientific Linux Security Update : tomcat on SL7.x (noarch)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 83456
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionIt 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.