Vulnerability identifier: #VU55422
Vulnerability risk: Medium
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
Vendor: Apache Foundation
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.The vulnerability exists due to improper error management within the application when handling unexpected connection termination. A remote attacker can drop connection with the Apache Tomcat server, which triggers a non-blocking I/O error and causes all requests, handled by that request object, to fail. As a result, a remote attacker can initiate and drop connections to the server and perform a denial of service attack.
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Vulnerable software versions
Apache Tomcat: 10.0.0 - 10.0.4, 9.0.0 - 9.0.44, 8.5.0 - 8.5.64
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?