Public Date:
883637: CVE-2012-4534 Tomcat - Denial Of Service when using NIO+SSL+sendfile

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

org/apache/tomcat/util/net/ in Apache Tomcat 6.x before 6.0.36 and 7.x before 7.0.28, when the NIO connector is used in conjunction with sendfile and HTTPS, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) by terminating the connection during the reading of a response.

Find out more about CVE-2012-4534 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
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 Enterprise Web Server 2 for RHEL 6 Server (tomcat6) RHSA-2013:0266 2013-02-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (tomcat6) RHSA-2013:0623 2013-03-11
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 2.0 RHSA-2013:0265 2013-02-19
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Web Server 2 for RHEL 5 Server (tomcat6) RHSA-2013:0266 2013-02-19

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat JBoss Portal 5 jbossweb Not affected
Red Hat JBoss Operations Network 3.1 jbossweb Not affected
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform 5 jbossweb Not affected
Red Hat JBoss Data Grid 6 jbossweb Not affected
Red Hat JBoss BRMS 5 jbossweb Not affected
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.
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