Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2021 15:27:04 +0100 From: Mark Thomas <markt@...che.org> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: CVE-2021-42340: Apache Tomcat: DoS via memory leak with WebSocket connections The fix for bug 63362 present in Apache Tomcat 10.1.0-M1 to 10.1.0-M5, 10.0.0-M1 to 10.0.11, 9.0.40 to 9.0.53 and 8.5.60 to 8.5.71 introduced a memory leak. The object introduced to collect metrics for HTTP upgrade connections was not released for WebSocket connections once the connection was closed. This created a memory leak that, over time, could lead to a denial of service via an OutOfMemoryError. References: https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r83a35be60f06aca2065f188ee542b9099695d57ced2e70e0885f905c%40%3Cannounce.tomcat.apache.org%3E
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