Apache Httpd < 2.0.53: Memory consumption DoS

2004-10-28T00:00:00
ID HTTPD:7DB6A0BF4F2F0BA0A5CF3BF679509342
Type httpd
Reporter Apache Team Foundation
Modified 2005-02-08T00:00:00

Description

An issue was discovered where the field length limit was not enforced for certain malicious requests. This could allow a remote attacker who is able to send large amounts of data to a server the ability to cause Apache children to consume proportional amounts of memory, leading to a denial of service.