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CVE-2003-0189 Detail

Description

The authentication module for Apache 2.0.40 through 2.0.45 on Unix does not properly handle threads safely when using the crypt_r or crypt functions, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (failed Basic authentication with valid usernames and passwords) when a threaded MPM is used.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/09/2003

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 Apache (07/02/2008)

Fixed in Apache HTTP Server 2.0.46: http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_20.html

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Hyperlink Resource
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000661
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=105418115512559&w=2
http://www.apache.org/dist/httpd/Announcement2.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/479268 US Government Resource
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-186.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/7725
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/12091

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2003-0189
NVD Published Date:
06/09/2003
NVD Last Modified:
07/10/2017