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(Oracle Issues Fix for Oracle Health Sciences LabPas) Apache Tomcat Header Processing Bug Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1027880
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1027880
CVE Reference:   CVE-2012-2733   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 14 2012
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Apache Tomcat. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions. Oracle Health Sciences LabPas is affected.

A remote user can send specially crafted request with large headers to trigger an OutOfMemoryError in the HTTP NIO connector.

Josh Spiewak reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause excessive memory consumption on the target system.
Solution:   Oracle has issued a fix for Oracle Health Sciences LabPas.

The Oracle advisory is available at:

https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/entry/multiple_tomcat_vulnerabilities_in_oracle

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

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Nov 6 2012 Apache Tomcat Header Processing Bug Lets Remote Users Deny Service



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