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Apache Tomcat 7.0.x < 7.0.2 Denial of Service Vulnerability

Medium

Synopsis

The remote web server is vulnerable to a denial of service attack.

Description

Versions of Tomcat 7.0.x earlier than 7.0.2 are potentially affected by a denial of service vulnerability because several flaws in the handling of the 'Transfer-Encoding header could prevent the recycling of a buffer.

Solution

Upgrade to Apache Tomcat 7.0.2 or later.