Improper Input Validation Affecting org.apache.tomcat:coyote package, versions [6,6.0.36)


0.0
medium
  • Attack Complexity

    Low

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-JAVA-ORGAPACHETOMCAT-30863

  • published

    17 Jun 2014

  • disclosed

    16 Nov 2012

  • credit

    Unknown

Overview

org.apache.tomcat:coyote java/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.

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