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CVE-2001-1556 Detail

Description

The log files in Apache web server contain information directly supplied by clients and does not filter or quote control characters, which could allow remote attackers to hide HTTP requests and spoof source IP addresses when logs are viewed with UNIX programs such as cat, tail, and grep.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/31/2001

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2001-1556
Original release date:
12/31/2001
Last revised:
09/05/2008
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized modification

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/30/2006)

This is a duplicate CVE name and is a combination of CVE-2003-0020 and CVE-2003-0083.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2001-10/0231.html Exploit; Vendor Advisory External Source BUGTRAQ 20011024 Hidden requests to Apache
http://httpd.apache.org/docs/logs.html External Source CONFIRM http://httpd.apache.org/docs/logs.html
http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/7363.php External Source XF apache-hidden-http-request(7363)

Technical Details

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Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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