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Uncontrolled Resource Consumption


Severity High
Score 7.5/10


A vulnerability was found in Undertow versions through 2.2.32.Final, and 2.3.0.Alpha1 through 2.3.13.Final are vulnerable to Denial-of-Service (DoS) vulnerability. URL-encoded request path information can be broken for concurrent requests on ajp-listener, causing the wrong path to be processed and resulting in a possible Denial-of-Service (DoS) attack.

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CWE-400 - Uncontrolled resource consumption

An uncontrolled resource allocation attack (also known as resource exhaustion attack) triggers unauthorized overconsumption of the limited resources in an application, such as memory, file system storage, database connection pool entries, and CPU. This may lead to denial of service for valid users and degradation of the application's functionality as well as that of the host operating system.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published