It was discovered that JBoss Web / Apache Tomcat did not limit the length of chunk sizes when using chunked transfer encoding. A remote attacker could use this flaw to perform a denial of service attack against JBoss Web / Apache Tomcat by streaming an unlimited quantity of data, leading to excessive consumption of server resources.
NOTE: The following CVSS v2.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.
|Base Score:||4.3||Base Metrics:||AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P|
|Access Vector:||Network||Attack Complexity:||Medium|
|Authentication:||None required||Confidentiality Impact:||None|
|Integrity Impact:||None||Availability Impact:||Partial|
|Oracle Linux version 6 (tomcat6)||ELSA-2014-0865||2014-07-09|
|Oracle Linux version 7 (tomcat)||ELSA-2014-0827||2014-07-23|
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