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Subject svn commit: r1775525 - /httpd/site/trunk/content/security/vulnerabilities-httpd.xml
Date Wed, 21 Dec 2016 18:24:30 GMT
Author: wrowe
Date: Wed Dec 21 18:24:30 2016
New Revision: 1775525

Assign severities based on sec team discussion


Modified: httpd/site/trunk/content/security/vulnerabilities-httpd.xml
--- httpd/site/trunk/content/security/vulnerabilities-httpd.xml (original)
+++ httpd/site/trunk/content/security/vulnerabilities-httpd.xml Wed Dec 21 18:24:30 2016
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
 <issue fixed="2.4.25" reported="20160210" public="20161220" released="20161220">
 <cve name="CVE-2016-8743"/>
-<severity level="0">TBD</severity>
+<severity level="2">important</severity>
 <title>Apache HTTP Request Parsing Whitespace Defects</title>
 Apache HTTP Server, prior to release 2.4.25, accepted a broad pattern of 
@@ -100,7 +100,7 @@ as well as Régis Leroy for each repor
 <issue fixed="2.4.25" reported="20161122" public="20161204" released="20161220">
 <cve name="CVE-2016-8740"/>
-<severity level="0">n/a</severity>
+<severity level="4">low</severity>
 <title>HTTP/2 CONTINUATION denial of service</title>
   The HTTP/2 protocol implementation (mod_http2) had an incomplete handling
@@ -136,6 +136,10 @@ and CDF/SEFCOM at Arizona State Universi
   <a href=""
   and incorporated in the 2.4.25 release.
+  Note: This is not assigned an httpd severity, as it is a defect in
+  other software which overloaded well-established CGI environment
+  variables, and does not reflect an error in HTTP server software.
 We would like to thank Dominic Scheirlinck and Scott Geary of Vend 

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