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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-0022

Original release date: 01/18/2012
Last revised: 03/05/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Apache Tomcat 5.5.x before 5.5.35, 6.x before 6.0.34, and 7.x before 7.0.23 uses an inefficient approach for handling parameters, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a request that contains many parameters and parameter values, a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-4858.

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: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2012:1331
External Source: BID
Name: 51447
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 48791
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://tomcat.apache.org/security-5.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2013:150
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20120117 [SECURITY] CVE-2012-0022 Apache Tomcat Denial of Service
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02741
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2012:0074
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2401
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18934
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://tomcat.apache.org/security-6.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02860
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2012:0077
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujan2013-1515902.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 48213
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2012:0078
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2012:0076
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2012:0345
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16925
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2012:0075
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2012:0325
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 50863
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT101146
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://tomcat.apache.org/security-7.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: XF
Name: apache-tomcat-parameter-dos(72425)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 48790

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.15
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.30
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.14
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.6
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.7
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.8
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.9
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.29
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.28
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.17
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.18
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.1
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.0
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.5
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.4
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.27
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.3
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.26
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.2
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.32
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.24
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.13
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.31
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.12
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.11
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.10
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.20
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.19
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.16
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.33
Collapse Configuration 2Configuration 2
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* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.30
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.0
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.25
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.10
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.1
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.28
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.27
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.9
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.8
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.7
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.6
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.5
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.4
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.29
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.31
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.17
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.18
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.15
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.16
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.13
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.14
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.11
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.12
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.24
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.3
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.22
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.23
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.26
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.32
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.20
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.21
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.19
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.2
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.33
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.34
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* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.5
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.6
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.1
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.10
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.11
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.2
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.0:beta
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.4
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.0
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.3
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.7
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.9
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.8
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.13
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.21
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.18
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.15
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.20
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.17
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.14
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.12
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.16
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.19
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.22
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