|Description||Apache Tomcat 7.0.0 through 7.0.6 and 6.0.0 through 6.0.30 does not enforce the maxHttpHeaderSize limit for requests involving the NIO HTTP connector, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (OutOfMemoryError) via a crafted request.|
|Source||CVE (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 severity||medium (attack range: remote)|
Vulnerable and fixed packages
The table below lists information on source packages.
|tomcat6 (PTS)||jessie (security), jessie||6.0.45+dfsg-1~deb8u1||fixed|
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.
- tomcat5.5 <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[lenny] - tomcat6 <not-affected> (Only ships the servlet package)