CVE-2021-41079

Public on 2021-10-26
Modified on 2021-11-04
Description
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.
Severity
Important
CVSS v3 Base Score
7.5
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 1 tomcat8 2021-10-26 23:35 ALAS-2021-1547

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 7.5 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
NVD CVSSv2 4.3 AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
NVD CVSSv3 7.5 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H