CVE-2014-0118

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2014-07-17
IAVA:
2015-A-0149
CWE:
CWE-400
Bugzilla:
1120601: CVE-2014-0118 httpd: mod_deflate denial of service
A denial of service flaw was found in the way httpd's mod_deflate module handled request body decompression (configured via the "DEFLATE" input filter). A remote attacker able to send a request whose body would be decompressed could use this flaw to consume an excessive amount of system memory and CPU on the target system.

Find out more about CVE-2014-0118 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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 Enterprise Linux 6 (httpd) RHSA-2014:0920 2014-07-23
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (httpd) RHSA-2014:0921 2014-07-23
Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (httpd24-httpd) RHSA-2014:0922 2014-07-23
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.3 RHSA-2014:1021 2014-08-06
Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (httpd24-httpd) RHSA-2014:0922 2014-07-23
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 for RHEL 5 Server (httpd) RHSA-2014:1019 2014-08-06
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Web Server 2 for RHEL 6 Server (httpd) RHSA-2014:1087 2014-08-21
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Web Server 2 for RHEL 5 Server (httpd) RHSA-2014:1088 2014-08-21
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 for RHEL 6 Server (httpd) RHSA-2014:1020 2014-08-06
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 2.1 RHSA-2014:1086 2014-08-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (httpd) RHSA-2014:0920 2014-07-23

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat JBoss EWS 1 httpd Will not fix
Red Hat JBoss EAP 5 httpd Not affected
Red Hat Directory Server 8 httpd Will not fix

External References

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