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CVE-2021-42340

Published: 14 October 2021

The fix for bug 63362 present in Apache Tomcat 10.1.0-M1 to 10.1.0-M5, 10.0.0-M1 to 10.0.11, 9.0.40 to 9.0.53 and 8.5.60 to 8.5.71 introduced a memory leak. The object introduced to collect metrics for HTTP upgrade connections was not released for WebSocket connections once the connection was closed. This created a memory leak that, over time, could lead to a denial of service via an OutOfMemoryError.

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

7.5

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
tomcat8
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needed

trusty Ignored
(out of standard support)
upstream Needs triage

xenial Needed

tomcat9
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needed

focal Needed

hirsute Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
impish Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
jammy Needs triage

kinetic Needs triage

trusty Ignored
(out of standard support)
upstream Needs triage

xenial Ignored
(out of standard support)

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