Information Exposure Affecting org.apache.tomcat:tomcat-coyote package, versions [5.5.0,5.5.30) [6.0.0,6.0.28) [7.0.0,7.0.2)

  • Attack Complexity


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  • published

    10 Jan 2014

  • disclosed

    13 Jul 2010

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How to fix?

Upgrade org.apache.tomcat:tomcat-coyote to version 5.5.30, 6.0.28, 7.0.2 or higher.


org.apache.tomcat:tomcat-coyote is a Tomcat Connectors and HTTP parser.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Information Exposure. Does not properly handle an invalid Transfer-Encoding header, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application outage) or obtain sensitive information via a crafted header that interferes with "recycling of a buffer."