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RHSA-2011:0335: tomcat6 security and bug fix update

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RHSA-2011:0335: tomcat6 security and bug fix update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/10/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/16/2011
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Apache Tomcat is a servlet container for the Java Servlet and JavaServerPages (JSP) technologies.A denial of service flaw was found in the way certain strings wereconverted to Double objects. A remote attacker could use this flaw to causeTomcat to hang via a specially-crafted HTTP request. (CVE-2010-4476)A flaw was found in the Tomcat NIO (Non-Blocking I/O) connector. A remoteattacker could use this flaw to cause a denial of service (out-of-memorycondition) via a specially-crafted request containing a large NIO buffersize request value. (CVE-2011-0534)This update also fixes the following bug:Users of Tomcat should upgrade to these updated packages, which containbackported patches to correct these issues. Tomcat must be restarted forthis update to take effect.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-tomcat6
  • redhat-upgrade-tomcat6-admin-webapps
  • redhat-upgrade-tomcat6-docs-webapp
  • redhat-upgrade-tomcat6-el-2-1-api
  • redhat-upgrade-tomcat6-javadoc
  • redhat-upgrade-tomcat6-jsp-2-1-api
  • redhat-upgrade-tomcat6-lib
  • redhat-upgrade-tomcat6-log4j
  • redhat-upgrade-tomcat6-servlet-2-5-api
  • redhat-upgrade-tomcat6-webapps

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