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[CVE-2013-2254] Apache Sling denial of service vulnerability
From: Carsten Ziegeler <cziegeler () apache org>
Date: Wed, 9 Oct 2013 07:40:37 +0200

CVE-2013-2254: Apache Sling denial of service vulnerability

Severity: Important

Vendor: The Apache Software Foundation

Versions Affected:  Apache Sling org.apache.sling.servlets.post.bundle
version 2.2.0 and 2.3.0

Description: With some combinations of access control settings and request
paths, the POST servlet in the Apache Sling org.apache.sling.servlets.post
bundle versions 2.2.0 and 2.3.0 can cause infinite loops, potentially
leading to denial of service attacks.

Mitigation: Users of those bundle versions should update to version 2.3.2
of the bundle (http://sling.apache.org/downloads.cgi)<http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=680950&view=rev>

Credit: This issue was reported by Antonio Sanso of Adobe Systems

References: http://sling.apache.org/project-information/security.html

Carsten Ziegeler
On Behalf of the Apache Sling Project Management Committee
Carsten Ziegeler
cziegeler () apache org
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