Two vulnerabilities have been reported in Apache httpd, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).
1) An error within the "ap_get_mime_headers_core()" function when processing headers can be exploited to consume all available memory via specially crafted, overly long header lines starting with either a TAB or SPACE character.
This vulnerability has been reported in versions 2.0.46 through 2.0.49. Prior versions may also be affected.
2) An error within the "ssl_io_filter_cleanup()" function can be exploited to cause a crash by sending a SSL request and then closing the connection down immediately.
This vulnerability has been reported in versions prior to version 2.0.50.
Solution: Update to version 2.0.50.
Provided and/or discovered by: 1) Georgi Guninski
2) Hartmut Keil
Original Advisory: Apache Week:
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Subject: Apache Two Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
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