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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      Last Modified:  06/09/2003

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2003-0189
Original release date:
06/09/2003
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

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 Type Source Name
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000661 External Source CONECTIVA CLA-2003:661
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=105418115512559&w=2 External Source BUGTRAQ 20030528 [SECURITY] [ANNOUNCE] Apache 2.0.46 released
http://www.apache.org/dist/httpd/Announcement2.html Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.apache.org/dist/httpd/Announcement2.html
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/479268 US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#479268
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-186.html Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source REDHAT RHSA-2003:186
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/7725 External Source BID 7725
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/12091 External Source XF apache-aprpasswordvalidate-dos(12091)

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