78113 : Apache Tomcat Hash Collision Form Parameter Parsing Remote DoS
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2011-12-28

Description

Apache Tomcat contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when an attacker sends multiple crafted parameters which trigger hash collisions, and will result in loss of availability for the program via CPU consumption.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Impact: Loss of Availability
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Public
Disclosure: Coordinated Disclosure
OSVDB: Web Related

Solution

Upgrade to version 5.5.35 or higher, 6.0.35 or higher, or 7.0.23 or higher, as they have been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

IBM Corporation
Cognos Business Intelligence
8.4.1
10.1
10.1.1
10.2
Tivoli Storage Productivity Center
4.2.0
4.2.2.145
5.1.0
4.1.0
4.1.1.0
4.1.1.126
5.1.1 (not affected)
Tivoli Integrated Portal
1.1.1.19 (not affected)
2.2.0.9 (not affected)
1.1.1.18
1.1.1.19 (not affected)
2.2.0.8
Tivoli Key Lifecycle Manager
1.0
2.0
2.0.1
Tivoli Dynamic Workload Console
8.6.0.0
8.6.0.1
8.6.0.2 (not affected)
Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
HP-UX
B.11.23
B.11.31
The Eclipse Foundation
Gemini Web
2.0.1
2.0.2 (not affected)

References

Credit

Unknown or Incomplete

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 5.0
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Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_0 Integrity_impact_0 Availability_impact_1

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