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Apache Linefeed Allocation Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:156

A memory leak in Apache 2.0 through 2.0.44 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via large chunks of linefeed characters which causes Apache to allocate 80 bytes for each linefeed.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Linux 9
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2003-0132
Product(s):
  • Apache