CVE Details

Release Date:2014-05-27


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.

See more information about CVE-2014-0075 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD

CVSS v2.0 metrics

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

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 6 (tomcat6)ELSA-2014-08652014-07-09
Oracle Linux version 7 (tomcat)ELSA-2014-08272014-07-23

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