Bug 1089884 (CVE-2014-0186)

Summary: CVE-2014-0186 tomcat7: RHEL-7 regression causing DoS
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Arun Babu Neelicattu <aneelica>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Description Arun Babu Neelicattu 2014-04-22 07:10:49 UTC
It was found that a fix for a previous security flaw introduced a regression that could cause a denial of service in Tomcat 7. A remote attacker could use this flaw to consume an excessive amount of CPU on the Tomcat server by sending a specially crafted request to that server.

Comment 3 Arun Babu Neelicattu 2014-06-03 13:24:45 UTC
The flaw was introduced in the tomcat-7.0.42-4.el7 build.

Comment 4 errata-xmlrpc 2014-06-10 12:36:05 UTC
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2014:0686 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0686.html