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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-8740: Apache: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
5 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) December 05, 2016 October 30, 2017 January 08, 2018

Description

The mod_http2 module in the Apache HTTP Server 2.4.17 through 2.4.23, when the Protocols configuration includes h2 or h2c, does not restrict request-header length, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via crafted CONTINUATION frames in an HTTP/2 request.

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References

Solution

gentoo-linux-upgrade-www-servers-apache

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