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(IBM Issues Fix for IBM Cognos Business Viewpoint) Apache Tomcat HTTP/2 Header Parsing Error Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1038467
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1038467
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-6817   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 11 2017
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): Business Viewpoint 10.1, 10.1.1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Apache Tomcat. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system. IBM Cognos Business Viewpoint is affected.

A remote user can send a specially crafted HTTP/2 header to cause the target service to enter an infinite loop.

Impact:   A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.
Solution:   IBM has issued a fix for IBM Cognos Business Viewpoint (10.1.0 FP1 IF1010 Windows, 10.1.1 FP2 IF1009 Windows).

The IBM advisory is available at:

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22003122

Vendor URL:  www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22003122 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Windows (2003), Windows (2008)

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Nov 23 2016 Apache Tomcat HTTP/2 Header Parsing Error Lets Remote Users Deny Service



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