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CVE-2016-6817

Severity

7.5

Description

The HTTP/2 header parser in Apache Tomcat 9.0.0.M1 to 9.0.0.M11 and 8.5.0 to 8.5.6 entered an infinite loop if a header was received that was larger than the available buffer. This made a denial of service attack possible.

Mitigation

We recommend upgrading to a version of this component that is not vulnerable to this specific issue.

Project

Apache Tomcat

Apache TomEE

Category
Denial of Service
Tags
data
configuration
Date Disclosed

2016-11-22

Date Discovered

2016-08-12

Apache Tomcat 8.5.x

First release:
2016-06-13
CVEs:
58
Support Lifecycle:
Namespace:
javax

Apache TomEE 7.0.x

First release:
2016-05-17
CVEs:
100
Support Lifecycle:
Namespace:
javax
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