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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   F5 BIG-IP Vendors:   F5 Networks
(F5 Issues Fix for BIG-IP) Apache httpd Byterange Filter Processing Error Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1026510
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1026510
CVE Reference:   CVE-2011-3192   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 11 2012
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Apache. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions. F5 BIG-IP is affected.

A remote user can send specially crafted requests to cause the HTTP byterange filter code to consume excessive memory on the target system. This may cause the target system to become unstable.

The 'Range' and 'Range-Request' headers are affected.

This vulnerability is being actively exploited.

A demonstration exploit is available at:

http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/17696/

Kingcope reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target system to become unstable.
Solution:   F5 has issued a fix for BIG-IP, which is affected by this vulnerability.

A patch matrix is available in the F5 advisory.

F5 has issued bug IDs 366505 (for BIG-IP and Enterprise Manager) and 366621 (for ARX) to this vulnerability.

The F5 advisory is available at:

http://support.f5.com/kb/en-us/solutions/public/13000/100/sol13114

Cause:   Resource error

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Aug 22 2011 Apache httpd Byterange Filter Processing Error Lets Remote Users Deny Service



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