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1617769: CVE-2005-2970 security flaw

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Memory leak in the worker MPM (worker.c) for Apache 2, in certain circumstances, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via aborted connections, which prevents the memory for the transaction pool from being reused for other connections.

Find out more about CVE-2005-2970 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (httpd) RHSA-2006:0159 2006-01-05
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (httpd) RHSA-2006:0159 2006-01-05
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