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Apache HTTPD: HTTP/2 CONTINUATION denial of service (CVE-2016-8740)

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Apache HTTPD: HTTP/2 CONTINUATION denial of service (CVE-2016-8740)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/05/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/05/2016
Modified
01/08/2018

Description

The HTTP/2 protocol implementation (mod_http2) had an incomplete handling of the LimitRequestFields directive. This allowed an attacker to inject unlimited request headers into the server, leading to eventual memory exhaustion.

Solution(s)

  • apache-httpd-upgrade-2_4_25

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