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Category:   Application (Web Server/CGI)  >   Apache mod_proxy Vendors:   Apache Software Foundation
(Sun Issues Advisory) Apache mod_proxy Interim Response Process Bug Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1021416
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1021416
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-2364   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 16 2008
Impact:   Denial of service via network
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:   Sun is working on a fix.

The Sun advisory is available at:

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-247666-1

Vendor URL:  httpd.apache.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Resource error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (Solaris - SunOS)
Underlying OS Comments:  10

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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