Apache Tomcat 7.0.x < 7.0.28 Header Parsing Remote Denial of Service
Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6623
SynopsisThe remote web server is affected by a remote denial of service vulnerabily
DescriptionVersions of Tomcat 7.0.x earlier than 7.0.28 are potentially affected by a remote denial of service vulnerability:
- A flaw exists within the parseHeaders() function that could allow for a crafted header to cause a remote denial of service (CVE-2012-2733)
- An error exists related to the 'NIO' connector when HTTPS and 'sendfile' are enabled that can force the application into an infinite loop. (CVE-2012-4534)
SolutionUpgrade to Apache Tomcat 7.0.28 or later.