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CVE-2002-1592 Detail

Description

The ap_log_rerror function in Apache 2.0 through 2.035, when a CGI application encounters an error, sends error messages to the client that include the full path for the server, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  05/06/2002

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2002-1592
Original release date:
05/06/2002
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:P/I:N/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 disclosure of information

Evaluator Solution

Upgrade to newest Apache version.

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Apache (07/02/2008)

Fixed in Apache HTTP Server 2.0.36: http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_20.html

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.apache.org/dist/httpd/CHANGES_2.0 External Source CONFIRM http://www.apache.org/dist/httpd/CHANGES_2.0
http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/9623.php External Source XF apache-aplogrerror-path-disclosure(9623)
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/165803 US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#165803
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/5256 External Source BID 5256

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