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(Oracle Issues Fix for Oracle Health Sciences LabPas) Apache Tomcat Connection Processing Bug Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1027883
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CVE Reference:   CVE-2012-4534   (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 break the connection while reading the response to cause the target system to enter an infinite loop.

Systems using the NIO connector with sendfile and HTTPS enabled are affected.

Arun Neelicattu of the Red Hat Security Response Team reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can the system to enter an infinite loop.
Solution:   Oracle has issued a fix for Oracle Health Sciences LabPas.

The Oracle advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (Solaris - SunOS)

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Dec 5 2012 Apache Tomcat Connection Processing Bug Lets Remote Users Deny Service

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