ALAS-2015-595


Amazon Linux AMI Security Advisory: ALAS-2015-595
Advisory Release Date: 2015-09-22 10:00 Pacific
Severity: Important

Issue Overview:

It was found that the Java Standard Tag Library (JSTL) allowed the processing of untrusted XML documents to utilize external entity references, which could access resources on the host system and, potentially, allowing arbitrary code execution.


Affected Packages:

jakarta-taglibs-standard


Issue Correction:
Run yum update jakarta-taglibs-standard to update your system.

New Packages:
noarch:
    jakarta-taglibs-standard-1.1.1-11.7.9.amzn1.noarch
    jakarta-taglibs-standard-javadoc-1.1.1-11.7.9.amzn1.noarch

src:
    jakarta-taglibs-standard-1.1.1-11.7.9.amzn1.src