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CVE-2002-2103 Detail

Description

Apache before 1.3.24, when writing to the log file, records a spoofed hostname from the reverse lookup of an IP address, even when a double-reverse lookup fails, which allows remote attackers to hide the original source of activities.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/31/2002

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2002-2103
Original release date:
12/31/2002
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: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)

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://www.apache.org/dist/httpd/CHANGES_1.3 External Source CONFIRM http://www.apache.org/dist/httpd/CHANGES_1.3
http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/8629.php Patch External Source XF apache-double-reverse-spoof(8629)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/4358 Patch External Source BID 4358

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