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CVE-2021-41079

Published: 16 September 2021

Apache Tomcat 8.5.0 to 8.5.63, 9.0.0-M1 to 9.0.43 and 10.0.0-M1 to 10.0.2 did not properly validate incoming TLS packets. When Tomcat was configured to use NIO+OpenSSL or NIO2+OpenSSL for TLS, a specially crafted packet could be used to trigger an infinite loop resulting in a denial of service.

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

7.5

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
tomcat6
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Does not exist

hirsute Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

kinetic Does not exist

trusty Needs triage

upstream Needs triage

xenial Needs triage

tomcat7
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needs triage

focal Does not exist

hirsute Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

kinetic Does not exist

trusty Needs triage

upstream Needs triage

xenial Needs triage

tomcat8
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needs triage

focal Does not exist

hirsute Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

kinetic Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Needs triage

tomcat9
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (9.0.16-3ubuntu0.18.04.2)
focal
Released (9.0.31-1ubuntu0.2)
hirsute Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
impish Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
jammy Needs triage

kinetic Needs triage

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 7.5
Attack vector Network
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity impact None
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H