Vulnerability CVE-2016-6817


Published: 2017-08-10

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.

Type:

CWE-119

(Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer)

Vendor: Apache
Product: Tomcat 
Version:
9.0.0
8.5.6
8.5.5
8.5.4
8.5.3
8.5.2
8.5.1
8.5.0

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5/10
2.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial

 References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94462
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037330
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/a9f24571460af003071475b75f18cad81ebcc36fa7c876965a75e32a@%3Cannounce.tomcat.apache.org%3E
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20180607-0001/

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