CVE-2012-5568

NameCVE-2012-5568
DescriptionApache Tomcat through 7.0.x allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon outage) via partial HTTP requests, as demonstrated by Slowloris.
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 (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
tomcat6 (PTS)jessie (security), jessie6.0.45+dfsg-1~deb8u1fixed
tomcat7 (PTS)jessie7.0.56-3+deb8u11vulnerable
jessie (security)7.0.56-3+really7.0.91-1vulnerable
stretch7.0.75-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
tomcat6source(unstable)6.0.41-3unimportant
tomcat7source(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

Since 6.0.41-3, src:tomcat6 only builds a servlet and docs
No fix planned, can be mitigated by config changes:
http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/tomcat-users/200906.mbox/%3C4A3D0884.5080309@apache.org%3E

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