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IBM HTTP Server: CVE-2018-17189: DoS for HTTP/2 connections via slow request bodies

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IBM HTTP Server: CVE-2018-17189: DoS for HTTP/2 connections via slow request bodies

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
01/30/2019
Created
04/22/2019
Added
04/08/2019
Modified
12/12/2019

Description

In Apache HTTP server versions 2.4.37 and prior, by sending request bodies in a slow loris way to plain resources, the h2 stream for that request unnecessarily occupied a server thread cleaning up that incoming data. This affects only HTTP/2 (mod_http2) connections.

Solution(s)

  • ibm-http_server-apply-fix-pack-9_0_0_11

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