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JBoss RichFaces Malformed Push Request Denial of Service Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2014-02-21    Views:  363

Secunia Advisory SA57053

Where:

From remote

Impact:

DoS

Solution Status:

Unpatched

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in JBoss RichFaces, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

The vulnerability is cause due to an error when handling push events within the PushHandlerFilter class (src/main/java/org/richfaces/webapp/PushHandlerFilter.java), which can be exploited to exhaust memory resources by sending specially crafted, malformed push requests.

The vulnerability is reported in versions 4.3.4. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
No official solution is currently available.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Milo van der Zee within a bug report.

Original Advisory:
Milo van der Zee:
https://issues.jboss.org/browse/RF-13250

Deep Links:
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