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CVE-2003-0245 Detail

Description

Vulnerability in the apr_psprintf function in the Apache Portable Runtime (APR) library for Apache 2.0.37 through 2.0.45 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via long strings, as demonstrated using XML objects to mod_dav, and possibly other vectors.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  06/09/2003

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2003-0245
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://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/vulnwatch/2003-q2/0095.html External Source VULNWATCH 20030530 iDEFENSE Security Advisory 05.30.03: Apache Portable Runtime Denial of Service and Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability
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.idefense.com/advisory/05.30.03.txt External Source MISC http://www.idefense.com/advisory/05.30.03.txt
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/757612 Third Party Advisory; US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#757612
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:063 External Source MANDRAKE MDKSA-2003:063
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-186.html Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source REDHAT RHSA-2003:186
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/7723 External Source BID 7723
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/12090 External Source XF apache-aprpsprintf-code-execution(12090)

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