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Category:   Application (Web Server/CGI)  >   Apache HTTPD Vendors:   Apache Software Foundation
(Ubuntu Issues Fix) Apache HTTPD HTTP/2 Request Processing Bug Lets Remote Users Consume Excessive Worker Processes on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1041799
SecurityTracker URL:  https://securitytracker.com/id/1041799
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-1333   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 4 2018
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 2.4.34
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Apache HTTPD. A remote user can consume excessive worker resources on the target system.

A remote user can send specially crafted HTTP/2 requests to cause worker processes to be allocated for 60 seconds longer than required, consuming excessive worker resources on the target system.

Systems configured for and with HTTP/2 support enabled are affected.

Craig Young of Tripwire VERT reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can consume excessive worker resources on the target system.
Solution:   Ubuntu has issued a fix.

The Ubuntu advisory is available at:

https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3783-1

Vendor URL:  usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3783-1 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Resource error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Ubuntu)
Underlying OS Comments:  18.04 LTS

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