Bug 1364122 (CVE-2016-6312)

Summary: CVE-2016-6312 apr-util, httpd: Billion laughs attack regression
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Adam Mariš <amaris>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact:
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Version: unspecifiedCC: bojan, hhorak, jkaluza, jorton, luhliari, pahan, rmeggins, webstack-team
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A denial of service vulnerability was found in subversion. The mod_dontdothat component of the mod_dav_svn Apache module did not properly protect against exponential XML entity expansion attacks. An attacker with credentials to the webdav repository could send a crafted message that would result in resource exhaustion and denial of service to httpd.
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Bug Blocks: 1364125    

Description Adam Mariš 2016-08-04 14:03:11 UTC
A regression was found on RHEL-5.11 making apr-util and httpd vulnerable to billion laughs attack, also known as CVE-2009-1955, again.

Comment 3 Doran Moppert 2016-11-25 05:21:03 UTC

Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having Moderate security
impact. This issue is not currently planned to be addressed in future
updates. For additional information, refer to the Issue Severity
Classification: https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/.