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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      Last Modified:  08/07/1998

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-1999-1199
Original release date:
08/07/1998
Last revised:
10/17/2016
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
10.0 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
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 Type Source Name
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=90252779826784&w=2 External Source BUGTRAQ 19980807 YA Apache DoS attack
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=90276683825862&w=2 External Source BUGTRAQ 19980808 Debian Apache Security Update
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=90280517007869&w=2 External Source BUGTRAQ 19980811 Apache 'sioux' DOS fix for TurboLinux
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=90286768232093&w=2 External Source BUGTRAQ 19980810 Apache DoS Attack
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/rh51-errata-general.html#apache External Source CONFIRM http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/rh51-errata-general.html#apache

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