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Oracle Solaris 11: CVE-2021-31618 (11.4 SRU 35.94.4)

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Oracle Solaris 11: CVE-2021-31618 (11.4 SRU 35.94.4)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
06/15/2021
Created
07/22/2021
Added
07/21/2021
Modified
02/17/2022

Description

Apache HTTP Server protocol handler for the HTTP/2 protocol checks received request headers against the size limitations as configured for the server and used for the HTTP/1 protocol as well. On violation of these restrictions and HTTP response is sent to the client with a status code indicating why the request was rejected. This rejection response was not fully initialised in the HTTP/2 protocol handler if the offending header was the very first one received or appeared in a a footer. This led to a NULL pointer dereference on initialised memory, crashing reliably the child process. Since such a triggering HTTP/2 request is easy to craft and submit, this can be exploited to DoS the server. This issue affected mod_http2 1.15.17 and Apache HTTP Server version 2.4.47 only. Apache HTTP Server 2.4.47 was never released.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-solaris-11-4-upgrade-web-server-apache-24-2-4-48-11-4-35-0-1-94-3
  • oracle-solaris-11-4-upgrade-web-server-apache-24-module-apache-dbd-2-4-48-11-4-35-0-1-94-3
  • oracle-solaris-11-4-upgrade-web-server-apache-24-module-apache-gss-2-4-48-11-4-35-0-1-94-3
  • oracle-solaris-11-4-upgrade-web-server-apache-24-module-apache-ldap-2-4-48-11-4-35-0-1-94-3
  • oracle-solaris-11-4-upgrade-web-server-apache-24-module-apache-lua-2-4-48-11-4-35-0-1-94-3
  • oracle-solaris-11-4-upgrade-web-server-apache-24-module-apache-ssl-2-4-48-11-4-35-0-1-94-3
  • oracle-solaris-11-4-upgrade-web-server-apache-24-module-apache-ssl-fips-140-2-4-48-11-4-35-0-1-94-3

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