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CVE-2010-2227

Impact: Important
Public: 2010-07-08
Bugzilla: 612799: CVE-2010-2227 tomcat: information leak vulnerability in the handling of 'Transfer-Encoding' header
IAVA: 2011-A-0066

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Apache Tomcat 5.5.0 through 5.5.29, 6.0.0 through 6.0.27, and 7.0.0 beta does not properly handle an invalid Transfer-Encoding header, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application outage) or obtain sensitive information via a crafted header that interferes with "recycling of a buffer."

Find out more about CVE-2010-2227 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 6.4
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Application Server v2 4AS (tomcat5) RHSA-2010:0582 August 02, 2010
Red Hat Certificate System 7.3 for 4AS (tomcat5) RHSA-2010:0693 September 10, 2010
Red Hat Developer Suite v.3 (AS v.4) (tomcat5) RHSA-2010:0583 August 02, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (tomcat5) RHSA-2010:0580 August 02, 2010
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 4.2.0 for RHEL 4 AS (jbossweb) RHSA-2010:0584 August 02, 2010
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 4.2.0 for RHEL 5 Server (jbossweb) RHSA-2010:0584 August 02, 2010
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 4.3.0 for RHEL 4 AS (jbossweb) RHSA-2010:0584 August 02, 2010
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 4.3.0 for RHEL 5 Server (jbossweb) RHSA-2010:0584 August 02, 2010
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 1.0 for RHEL 4 AS RHSA-2010:0581 August 02, 2010
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 1.0 for RHEL 5 Server RHSA-2010:0581 August 02, 2010

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