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Category:   Application (Web Server/CGI)  >   IBM HTTP Server (IHS) Vendors:   IBM
(IBM Issues Fix for IBM HTTP Server) Apache mod_proxy Interim Response Process Bug Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1020894
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1020894
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-2364   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 17 2008
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 6.1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Apache mod_proxy. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions. IBM HTTP Server is affected.

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:   IBM has issued a fix for IBM HTTP Server (Fix Pack 19, 6.1.0.19), which is affected by this vulnerability.

The IBM advisory is available at:

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27008517

Cause:   Resource error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (AIX), UNIX (HP/UX), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Jun 12 2008 Apache mod_proxy Interim Response Process Bug Lets Remote Users Deny Service



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