Bug 117280 - CAN-2004-0113 mod_ssl Denial of Service attack
CAN-2004-0113 mod_ssl Denial of Service attack
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: httpd (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Joe Orton
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Reported: 2004-03-02 10:30 EST by Joe Orton
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-03-23 04:48:57 EST
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2004:084 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: httpd security update 2004-03-23 00:00:00 EST

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Description Joe Orton 2004-03-02 10:30:35 EST
Description of problem:
CAN-2004-0113 is a memory leak DoS against mod_ssl in Apache httpd 2.0.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. ab -n 50000 http://target:443/

Actual results:
httpd children leak massive amounts of memory and go really slowly.

Expected results:
httpd children do not leak memory.
Comment 1 Mark J. Cox 2004-03-23 04:48:58 EST
An errata has been issued which should help the problem described in this bug report. 
This report is therefore being closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files, please follow the link below. You may reopen 
this bug report if the solution does not work for you.


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