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Category:   Application (Web Server/CGI)  >   Red Hat JBoss Vendors:   Red Hat
(Red Hat Issues Fix for Red Hat JBoss) Apache Tomcat Overflow in UTF-8 Decoder Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1041650
SecurityTracker URL:  https://securitytracker.com/id/1041650
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-1336   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 14 2018
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Apache Tomcat. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system. Red Hat JBoss is affected.

A remote user can send specially crafted data containing supplementary characters to trigger an overflow in the UTF-8 decoder and cause the target service to enter an infinite loop.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target service to enter an infinite loop.
Solution:   Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat JBoss.

The Red Hat advisories are available at:

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2700
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2701

Vendor URL:  access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2700 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error, State error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Red Hat Enterprise)
Underlying OS Comments:  6, 7

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Jul 26 2018 Apache Tomcat Overflow in UTF-8 Decoder Lets Remote Users Deny Service



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Subject:  [RHSA-2018:2700-01] Important: Red Hat JBoss Web Server 3.1.0 Service Pack 5 security and bug fix update


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