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

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

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/05/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
01/08/2018

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.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-www-servers-apache

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