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Apache HTTPD: Memory consumption DoS (CVE-2004-0942)

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Apache HTTPD: Memory consumption DoS (CVE-2004-0942)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/09/2005
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/12/2012
Modified
01/13/2022

Description

The affected asset is vulnerable to this vulnerability ONLY if an attacker is able to send large amounts of data to the affected asset. Review your web server configuration for validation. An issue was discovered where the field length limit was not enforced for certain malicious requests. This could allow a remote attacker who is able to send large amounts of data to a server the ability to cause Apache children to consume proportional amounts of memory, leading to a denial of service.

Solution(s)

  • apache-httpd-upgrade-2_0_53

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