47096 : Oracle Weblogic Apache Connector POST Request Overflow
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A remote overflow exists in the BEA Weblogic Apache Connector. The connector fails to properly handle overly long HTTP POST requests resulting in a buffer overflow. With a specially crafted request, an attacker can cause the server to crash and potentially execute arbitrary code.


Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity, Loss of Availability
Exploit: Exploit Public, Exploit Commercial
Disclosure: Uncoordinated Disclosure
OSVDB: Web Related


Currently, there are no known upgrades or patches to correct this issue. It is possible to correct the flaw by implementing the following workaround(s): Set the apache configuration option of: 'LimitRequestLine 4000' OR implement Apache mod_security, per Oracle/BEA suggested workarounds.


Unknown or Incomplete


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CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 10.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2008-07-23 | Disagree?

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