It was found that JBoss Web / Apache Tomcat did not check for overflowing values when parsing request content length headers. A remote attacker could use this flaw to perform an HTTP request smuggling attack on a JBoss Web / Apache Tomcat server located behind a reverse proxy that processed the content length header correctly.
NOTE: The following CVSS v2.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.
|Base Score:||5.8||Base Metrics:||AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N|
|Access Vector:||Network||Attack Complexity:||Medium|
|Authentication:||None required||Confidentiality Impact:||Partial|
|Integrity Impact:||Partial||Availability Impact:||None|
|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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