Apache Tomcat 7.0.x < 7.0.8 Denial of Service Vulnerability

medium Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 800621

Synopsis

The remote web server is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.

Description

Versions of Tomcat 7.0.x earlier than 7.0.8 are potentially affected by a denial of service vulnerability becasue the NIO connector expands its buffer endlessly during request line processing.

Solution

Upgrade to Apache Tomcat 7.0.8 or later.

See Also

tomcat.apache.org/security-7.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 800621

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2/13/2011

Updated: 2/13/2011

Nessus ID: 51987

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 2/5/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/5/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0534

BID: 46164