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Apache Tomcat Remote Malformed Request Denial Of Service Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for remote malformed request denial of service vulnerability in Apache Tomcat

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote AJP connector is affected by a denial of service issue.

Description :

According to its banner, the version of Apache Tomcat installed on the
remote host suffers from a denial of service vulnerability due to its
failure to handle malformed input. By submitting a specially-crafted
AJP12 request, an unauthenticated attacker can cause Tomcat to stop
responding. At present, details on the specific nature of such
requests are not generally known.

See also :

http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/JGEI-6A2LEF

Solution :

Upgrade to Apache Tomcat version 5.x or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:N/A:P/I:N/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 12795

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security

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