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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      Last Modified:  12/31/2002      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2002-1850
Original release date:
12/31/2002
Last revised:
10/17/2016
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

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 Type Source Name
http://cvs.apache.org/viewcvs.cgi/httpd-2.0/modules/generators/mod_cgi.c?r1=1.148.2.7&r2=1.148.2.8 External Source CONFIRM 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 External Source MISC http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=10515
http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=22030 Patch External Source MISC http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=22030
http://marc.info/?l=apache-httpd-dev&m=103291952019514&w=2 External Source MLIST [apache-httpd-dev] 20020925 CGI bucket needed
http://seclists.org/bugtraq/2002/Sep/0253.html Exploit External Source BUGTRAQ 20020923 Apache 2.0.(39|40) DOS (PHP!)
http://securitytracker.com/id?1007823 Patch External Source SECTRACK 1007823
http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/10200.php Patch External Source XF apache-stderr-dos(10200)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/5787 Exploit External Source BID 5787
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/8725 Patch External Source BID 8725

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