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CVE-2002-1850 Detail

Current Description

mod_cgi in Apache 2.0.39 and 2.0.40 allows local users and possibly remote attackers to cause a denial of service (hang and memory consumption) by causing a CGI script to send a large amount of data to stderr, which results in a read/write deadlock between httpd and the CGI script.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/31/2002
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

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

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of Apache HTTP server as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, or 4.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://cvs.apache.org/viewcvs.cgi/httpd-2.0/modules/generators/mod_cgi.c?r1=1.148.2.7&r2=1.148.2.8
http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=10515
http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=22030 Patch
http://marc.info/?l=apache-httpd-dev&m=103291952019514&w=2
http://seclists.org/bugtraq/2002/Sep/0253.html Exploit
http://securitytracker.com/id?1007823 Patch
http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/10200.php Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/5787 Exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/8725 Patch

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2002-1850
NVD Published Date:
12/31/2002
NVD Last Modified:
10/17/2016