Amazon Linux AMI : tomcat6 (ALAS-2016-656)
High Nessus Plugin ID 89837
SynopsisThe remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
DescriptionIt was found that the expression language resolver evaluated expressions within a privileged code section. A malicious web application could use this flaw to bypass security manager protections. (CVE-2014-7810)
It was found that Tomcat would keep connections open after processing requests with a large enough request body. A remote attacker could potentially use this flaw to exhaust the pool of available connections and preventing further, legitimate connections to the Tomcat server to be made. (CVE-2014-0230)
SolutionRun 'yum update tomcat6' to update your system.