Bug 1617769 (CVE-2005-2970)

Summary: CVE-2005-2970 security flaw
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Stephen Herr <sherr>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Description Stephen Herr 2018-08-16 04:38:34 UTC
Flaw bug created to hold information about an old flaw we knew something about. For more details see the MITRE CVE description.

Comment 1 Stephen Herr 2018-08-16 16:28:46 UTC
MITRE description:

Memory leak in the worker MPM (worker.c) for Apache 2, in certain circumstances, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via aborted connections, which prevents the memory for the transaction pool from being reused for other connections.