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Apache Tomcat: Important: Denial of Service (CVE-2016-6817)

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Apache Tomcat: Important: Denial of Service (CVE-2016-6817)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
11/23/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/23/2016
Modified
06/18/2019

Description

The HTTP/2 header parser in Apache Tomcat 9.0.0.M1 to 9.0.0.M11 and 8.5.0 to 8.5.6 entered an infinite loop if a header was received that was larger than the available buffer. This made a denial of service attack possible.

Solution(s)

  • apache-tomcat-upgrade-8_5_8

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