CVE-2012-5568

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Description

Apache Tomcat through 7.0.x allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon outage) via partial HTTP requests, as demonstrated by Slowloris.

References

http://captainholly.wordpress.com/2009/06/19/slowloris-vs-tomcat/

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-12/msg00089.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-12/msg00090.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-01/msg00037.html

http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/11/26/2

http://tomcat.10.n6.nabble.com/How-does-Tomcat-handle-a-slow-HTTP-DoS-tc2147776.html

http://tomcat.10.n6.nabble.com/How-does-Tomcat-handle-a-slow-HTTP-DoS-tc2147779.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/56686

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=880011

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/80317

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2012-11-30

Updated: 2021-01-11

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (5 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
74854openSUSE Security Update : tomcat6 (openSUSE-SU-2012:1700-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
74853openSUSE Security Update : tomcat (openSUSE-SU-2012:1701-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
71023Juniper NSM Servers < 2012.2R5 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusMisc.
medium
64431SuSE 10 Security Update : tomcat5 (ZYPP Patch Number 8397)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
64430SuSE 11.2 Security Update : tomcat6 (SAT Patch Number 7208)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium