|Finding ID||Version||Rule ID||IA Controls||Severity|
|Resource exhaustion can occur when an unlimited number of concurrent requests are allowed on a web site, facilitating a denial of service attack. Mitigating this kind of attack will include limiting the number of concurrent HTTP/HTTPS requests per IP address and may include, where feasible, limiting parameter values associated with keepalive, (i.e., a parameter used to limit the amount of time a connection may be inactive).|
|APACHE SITE 2.0 for Windows||2015-08-27|
|Check Text ( C-33766r1_chk )|
| Locate the Apache httpd.conf file. |
If unable to locate the file, perform a search of the system to find the location of the file.
Open the httpd.conf file with an editor such as notepad, and search for the following uncommented directive: MaxKeepAliveRequests
Every enabled MaxKeepAliveRequests value needs to be 100 or greater. If any directive is less than 100, this is a finding.
|Fix Text (F-29403r1_fix)|
|Set the MaxKeepAliveRequests directive to 100 or greater.|