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Category:   Application (Web Server/CGI)  >   Apache Tomcat Vendors:   Apache Software Foundation
(HP Issues Fix for OpenVMS) Apache Tomcat 'ChunkedInputFilter.java' Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Smuggle HTTP Requests
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1033909
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1033909
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-0227   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 21 2015
Impact:   Denial of service via network, Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 6.0.0 to 6.0.41, 7.0.0 to 7.0.54, 8.0.0-RC1 to 8.0.8
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Apache Tomcat. A remote user may be able to conduct HTTP request smuggling attacks against web-based applications on the target system.

A remote user can submit a specially crafted request to trigger a flaw in 'java/org/apache/coyote/http11/filters/ChunkedInputFilter.java' and cause the Apache Tomcat server to read part of the request as a new request. This allows the remote user to embed a request within another request and modify data or cause denial of service on the target system.

Impact:   A remote user may be able to cause an application to incorrectly process the connection and modify data or cause denial of service conditions.
Solution:   HP has issued a fix.

The HP advisory is available at:

http://h20564.www2.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c04851013

Vendor URL:  20564.www2.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c04851013 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error
Underlying OS:  OpenVMS

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Jul 7 2015 Apache Tomcat 'ChunkedInputFilter.java' Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Smuggle HTTP Requests



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