SERVER-WEBAPP -- Snort has detected traffic exploiting vulnerabilities in web based applications on servers.
SERVER-WEBAPP Multiple products HTTP connection header overflow attempt
Multiple web servers contain buffer overflow vulnerabilities due to improper Connection header parsing.
Rule checks for attempts to trigger buffer overflow vulnerabilities in multiple web-servers via a maliciously crafted Connection header value.
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What To Look For
No public information
No known false positives
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CVE Additional Information
CVE-2017-7668The HTTP strict parsing changes added in Apache httpd 2.2.32 and 2.4.24 introduced a bug in token list parsing, which allows ap_find_token() to search past the end of its input string. By maliciously crafting a sequence of request headers, an attacker may be able to cause a segmentation fault, or to force ap_find_token() to return an incorrect value.
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