ALAS-2021-1547


Amazon Linux AMI Security Advisory: ALAS-2021-1547
Advisory Release Date: 2021-10-26 23:35 Pacific
Advisory Updated Date: 2021-11-04 18:54 Pacific
Severity: Important
References: CVE-2021-41079 

Issue Overview:

A flaw was found in Apache Tomcat. When Tomcat was configured to use NIO+OpenSSL or NIO2+OpenSSL for TLS, a specially crafted packet can trigger an infinite loop, resulting in a denial of service. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to system availability. (CVE-2021-41079)


Affected Packages:

tomcat8


Issue Correction:
Run yum update tomcat8 to update your system.

New Packages:
noarch:
    tomcat8-el-3.0-api-8.5.69-1.88.amzn1.noarch
    tomcat8-docs-webapp-8.5.69-1.88.amzn1.noarch
    tomcat8-jsp-2.3-api-8.5.69-1.88.amzn1.noarch
    tomcat8-javadoc-8.5.69-1.88.amzn1.noarch
    tomcat8-lib-8.5.69-1.88.amzn1.noarch
    tomcat8-servlet-3.1-api-8.5.69-1.88.amzn1.noarch
    tomcat8-8.5.69-1.88.amzn1.noarch
    tomcat8-admin-webapps-8.5.69-1.88.amzn1.noarch
    tomcat8-log4j-8.5.69-1.88.amzn1.noarch
    tomcat8-webapps-8.5.69-1.88.amzn1.noarch

src:
    tomcat8-8.5.69-1.88.amzn1.src