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CVE-2002-1593 Detail

Description

mod_dav in Apache before 2.0.42 does not properly handle versioning hooks, which may allow remote attackers to kill a child process via a null dereference and cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) in a preforked multi-processing module.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  09/25/2002

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2002-1593
Original release date:
09/25/2002
Last revised:
07/10/2017
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:N/A:P) (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 disruption of service

Evaluator Solution

The vendor has addressed this issue in version v2.0.42.

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Apache (07/02/2008)

Fixed in Apache HTTP Server 2.0.42: http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_20.html

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://securitytracker.com/id?1005285 External Source SECTRACK 1005285
http://www.apache.org/dist/httpd/CHANGES_2.0 External Source CONFIRM http://www.apache.org/dist/httpd/CHANGES_2.0
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/406121 Third Party Advisory; US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#406121
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/5816 Patch External Source BID 5816
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/10208 External Source XF apache-mod-dav-dos(10208)

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