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CVE-2017-6056 Detail

Current Description

It was discovered that a programming error in the processing of HTTPS requests in the Apache Tomcat servlet and JSP engine may result in denial of service via an infinite loop. The denial of service is easily achievable as a consequence of backporting a CVE-2016-6816 fix but not backporting the fix for Tomcat bug 57544. Distributions affected by this backporting issue include Debian (before 7.0.56-3+deb8u8 and 8.0.14-1+deb8u7 in jessie) and Ubuntu.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/17/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0517.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0826.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0827.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0828.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0829.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3787
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3788
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96293
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037860
https://bugs.debian.org/851304 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://bz.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=60578 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-security-announce/2017/msg00038.html Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-security-announce/2017/msg00039.html Third Party Advisory
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20180731-0002/

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
Configuration 2
OR
cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Denotes Vulnerable Software
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-6056
NVD Published Date:
02/17/2017
NVD Last Modified:
08/01/2018