Vulnerability CVE-2021-42340


Published: 2021-10-14   Modified: 2021-10-15

Description:
The fix for bug 63362 present in Apache Tomcat 10.1.0-M1 to 10.1.0-M5, 10.0.0-M1 to 10.0.11, 9.0.40 to 9.0.53 and 8.5.60 to 8.5.71 introduced a memory leak. The object introduced to collect metrics for HTTP upgrade connections was not released for WebSocket connections once the connection was closed. This created a memory leak that, over time, could lead to a denial of service via an OutOfMemoryError.

Type:

CWE-772

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
Affected software
Apache -> Tomcat 

 References:
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r83a35be60f06aca2065f188ee542b9099695d57ced2e70e0885f905c%40%3Cannounce.tomcat.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r8097a2d1550aa78e585fc77e602b9046e6d4099d8d132497c5387784@%3Ccommits.myfaces.apache.org%3E

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