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1103804: CVE-2014-0095 Apache Tomcat 8: Denial of service via AJP requests with content length zero

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

java/org/apache/coyote/ajp/ in Apache Tomcat 8.x before 8.0.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (thread consumption) by using a "Content-Length: 0" AJP request to trigger a hang in request processing.

Find out more about CVE-2014-0095 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


This flaw does not affect Apache Tomcat as shipped by any Red Hat product as it was introduced in Apache Tomcat 8.0.0-RC2 and did not affect earlier versions.

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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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat JBoss EWS 2 tomcat7 Not affected
Red Hat JBoss EWS 2 tomcat6 Not affected
Red Hat JBoss EWS 1 tomcat6 Not affected
Red Hat JBoss EWS 1 tomcat5 Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 tomcat Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 tomcat6 Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 tomcat5 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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