CVE-2012-2733

NameCVE-2012-2733
Descriptionjava/org/apache/coyote/http11/InternalNioInputBuffer.java in the HTTP NIO connector in Apache Tomcat 6.x before 6.0.36 and 7.x before 7.0.28 does not properly restrict the request-header size, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large amount of header data.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs692439, 692440

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
tomcat6 (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy6.0.45+dfsg-1~deb7u1fixed
jessie (security), jessie6.0.45+dfsg-1~deb8u1fixed
tomcat7 (PTS)wheezy7.0.28-4+deb7u4fixed
wheezy (security)7.0.28-4+deb7u5fixed
jessie7.0.56-3+deb8u2fixed
jessie (security)7.0.56-3+deb8u3fixed
stretch, sid7.0.70-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
tomcat6source(unstable)6.0.35-5+nmu1medium692439
tomcat6sourcesqueeze6.0.35-1+squeeze3medium
tomcat7source(unstable)7.0.28-1medium692440

Notes

DSA 2725

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