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1656852: CVE-2019-3821 ceph: radosgw: Resource exhaustion via TCP connection to port serving the SSL endpoint
A flaw was found in the way civetweb frontend was handling requests for ceph RGW server with SSL enabled. An unauthenticated attacker could create multiple connections to ceph RADOS gateway to exhaust file descriptors for ceph-radosgw service resulting in a remote denial of service.

Find out more about CVE-2019-3821 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


This flaw does not affect ceph version as shipped with Red Hat Ceph Storage 2 and Red Hat Ceph Storage 3.

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

CVSS3 Base Score 7.5
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 ceph Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 ceph-common Not affected
Red Hat Ceph Storage 3 ceph Not affected
Red Hat Ceph Storage 2 ceph 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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