#VU14913 Resource management error in Apache HTTP Server

Published: 2018-09-27

Vulnerability identifier: #VU14913

Vulnerability risk: Medium


CVE-ID: CVE-2018-11763


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Apache HTTP Server
Server applications / Web servers

Vendor: Apache Foundation


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to incorrect handling of large SETTINGS frames in HTTP/2 connections. A remote attacker can repeatedly send large SETTINGS frames within an established HTTP/2 connection and consume all available threads and CPU time.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Update to version 2.4.35.

Vulnerable software versions

Apache HTTP Server: 2.4.17 - 2.4.34


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