Descriptionjava/org/apache/coyote/http11/InternalNioInputBuffer.java in the HTTP NIO connector in Apache Tomcat 6.x before 6.0.36 and 7.x before 7.0.28 does not properly restrict the request-header size, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large amount of header data.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
SUSE Security Advisories:
- SUSE-SU-2013:0226-1, published Fri Feb 1 09:04:21 MST 2013
- openSUSE-SU-2012:1700-1, published Thu, 27 Dec 2012 17:08:34 +0100 (CET)
- openSUSE-SU-2012:1701-1, published Thu, 27 Dec 2012 17:09:46 +0100 (CET)
- openSUSE-SU-2013:0147-1, published Wed, 23 Jan 2013 14:05:42 +0100 (CET)
List of released packages
|Product(s)||Fixed package version(s)||References|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 |
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP2
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|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3|| ||Patchnames: |
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 GA tomcat6-6.0.18-188.8.131.52
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4|| ||Patchnames: |
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 GA tomcat6-6.0.41-0.43.1
Status of this issue by product and package
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