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CVE-2011-0534

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2011-01-21
Bugzilla:
675338: CVE-2011-0534 tomcat: remote DoS via NIO connector

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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.

Find out more about CVE-2011-0534 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 1.0 RHSA-2011:0350 2011-03-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (tomcat6) RHSA-2011:0335 2011-03-09
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Web Server 1 for RHEL 5 Server (tomcat6) RHSA-2011:0348 2011-03-11
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 1.0 for RHEL 4 AS (tomcat6) RHSA-2011:0348 2011-03-11

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