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<glsa id="200906-04">
<title>Apache Tomcat JK Connector: Information disclosure</title>
An error in the Apache Tomcat JK Connector might allow for an information
disclosure flaw.
<product type="ebuild">mod_jk</product>
<announced>June 29, 2009</announced>
<revised>June 29, 2009: 01</revised>
<package name="www-apache/mod_jk" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.2.27</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.2.27</vulnerable>
The Apache Tomcat JK Connector (aka mod_jk) connects the Tomcat
application server with the Apache HTTP Server.
The Red Hat Security Response Team discovered that mod_jk does not
properly handle (1) requests setting the "Content-Length" header while
not providing data and (2) clients sending repeated requests very
<impact type="low">
A remote attacker could send specially crafted requests or a large
number of requests at a time, possibly resulting in the disclosure of a
response intended for another client.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Apache Tomcat JK Connector users should upgrade to the latest
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=www-apache/mod_jk-1.2.27&quot;</code>
<uri link="">CVE-2008-5519</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Wed, 24 Jun 2009 16:46:40 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sun, 28 Jun 2009 12:27:09 +0000">
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Mon, 29 Jun 2009 22:42:43 +0000">