CVE-2018-17189

Published: 30 January 2019

In Apache HTTP server versions 2.4.37 and prior, by sending request bodies in a slow loris way to plain resources, the h2 stream for that request unnecessarily occupied a server thread cleaning up that incoming data. This affects only HTTP/2 (mod_http2) connections.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 5.3

Status

Package Release Status
apache2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.4.38-1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (2.4.29-1ubuntu4.6)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Not vulnerable
(code not built)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Not vulnerable
(code not present)
Patches:
Upstream: https://github.com/apache/httpd/commit/bea40bf64ce390476dc05c48a8699e76a96320a2