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CVE-1999-1199 Detail

Description

Apache WWW server 1.3.1 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (resource exhaustion) via a large number of MIME headers with the same name, aka the "sioux" vulnerability.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/07/1998

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 10.0 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Apache (07/02/2008)

Fixed in Apache HTTP Server 1.3.2: http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_13.html

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Hyperlink Resource
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=90252779826784&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=90276683825862&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=90280517007869&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=90286768232093&w=2
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/rh51-errata-general.html#apache

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-1999-1199
NVD Published Date:
08/07/1998
NVD Last Modified:
10/17/2016