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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-5568

Apache Tomcat through 7.0.x allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon outage) via partial HTTP requests, as demonstrated by Slowloris.
Publish Date : 2012-11-30 Last Update Date : 2021-01-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2012-5568

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apache Tomcat * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Opensuse Opensuse 11.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Opensuse Opensuse 12.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Opensuse Opensuse 12.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apache Tomcat 1
Opensuse Opensuse 3

- References For CVE-2012-5568
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0147
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:1701
MLIST [users] 20090619 How does Tomcat handle a slow HTTP DoS?
BID 56686 Apache Tomcat CVE-2012-5568 Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2017-05-19
XF apache-tomcat-slowloris-dos(80317)
MLIST [users] 20090620 Re: How does Tomcat handle a slow HTTP DoS?
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:1700 CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20121125 Re: CVE Request: slowloris for tomcat

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-5568

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