Apache Tomcat before 6.0.39, 7.x before 7.0.50, and 8.x before
8.0.0-RC10 processes chunked transfer coding without properly handling
(1) a large total amount of chunked data or (2) whitespace characters
in an HTTP header value within a trailer field, which allows remote
attackers to cause a denial of service by streaming data. NOTE: this
vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2012-3544.
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