CVE-2005-2970

NameCVE-2005-2970
DescriptionMemory leak in the worker MPM (worker.c) for Apache 2, in certain circumstances, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via aborted connections, which prevents the memory for the transaction pool from being reused for other connections.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs340337

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
apache2 (PTS)stretch2.4.25-3+deb9u9fixed
stretch (security)2.4.25-3+deb9u11fixed
buster2.4.38-3+deb10u5fixed
buster (security)2.4.38-3+deb10u6fixed
bullseye2.4.48-3.1+deb11u1fixed
bullseye (security)2.4.51-1~deb11u1fixed
bookworm, sid2.4.51-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
apache2sourcesarge2.0.54-5sarge2
apache2source(unstable)2.0.55-1low340337

Notes

this occurs in the binary package apache2-mpm-worker

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