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Category:   Application (Web Server/CGI)  >   Apache mod_proxy Vendors:   Apache Software Foundation
(HP Issues Fix for HP-UX) Apache mod_proxy Interim Response Process Bug Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1020778
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1020778
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-2364   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 28 2008
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2.0.63, 2.2.8
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Apache mod_proxy. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote server can send a large number of interim responses to cause the target proxy service to consume excessive memory.

The vulnerability resides in 'modules/proxy/mod_proxy_http.c'.

Ryujiro Shibuya reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target service to consume excessive memory.
Solution:   HP has issued a fix for HP-UX.

B.11.11 (IPv4 and IPv6): HPUXWSA-B219-03-1111ipv6.depot
B.11.23 PA-32: HPUXWSA-B219-03-1123-32.depot
B.11.23 IA-64: HPUXWSA-B219-03-1123-64.depot
B.11.31 PA-32: HPUXWSA-B219-03-1131-32.depot
B.11.31 IA-64: HPUXWSA-B219-03-1131-64.depot

The HP advisory is available at:

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c01539432

Vendor URL:  httpd.apache.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Resource error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (HP/UX)
Underlying OS Comments:  B.11.11, B.11.23, B.11.31

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Jun 12 2008 Apache mod_proxy Interim Response Process Bug Lets Remote Users Deny Service



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