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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-0534

Original release date: 02/10/2011
Last revised: 03/16/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Apache Tomcat 7.0.0 through 7.0.6 and 6.0.0 through 6.0.30 does not enforce the maxHttpHeaderSize limit for requests involving the NIO HTTP connector, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (OutOfMemoryError) via a crafted request.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SREASON
Name: 8074
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.novell.com/docs/Readmes/InfoDocument/patchbuilder/readme_5098550.html
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2011:005
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5002
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 70809
External Source: XF
Name: tomcat-nio-connector-dos(65162)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 43192
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBST02955
External Source: BID
Name: 46164
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://tomcat.apache.org/security-6.html#Fixed_in_Apache_Tomcat_6.0.32
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2160
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0293
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://tomcat.apache.org/security-7.html#Fixed_in_Apache_Tomcat_7.0.8_(released_5_Feb_2011)
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20110205 [SECURITY] CVE-2011-0534 Apache Tomcat DoS vulnerability
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2011-10-12-3
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 45022
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1025027
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 57126

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)