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Apache Tomcat Remote Malformed Request Denial Of Service Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for remote malformed request denial of service vulnerability in Apache Tomcat

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote AJP connector is affected by a denial of service issue.

Description :

According to its banner, the version of Apache Tomcat installed on the
remote host suffers from a denial of service vulnerability due to its
failure to handle malformed input. By submitting a specially-crafted
AJP12 request, an unauthenticated attacker can cause Tomcat to stop
responding. At present, details on the specific nature of such
requests are not generally known.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Apache Tomcat version 5.x or later.

Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2

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