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CVE-2003-0253 Detail

Description

The prefork MPM in Apache 2 before 2.0.47 does not properly handle certain errors from accept, which could lead to a denial of service.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  08/18/2003

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2003-0253
Original release date:
08/18/2003
Last revised:
10/10/2017
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 2.0.47: http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_20.html

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=105776593602600&w=2 External Source BUGTRAQ 20030709 [ANNOUNCE][SECURITY] Apache 2.0.47 released
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:075 External Source MANDRAKE MDKSA-2003:075
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-240.html Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source REDHAT RHSA-2003:240
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A173 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:173

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:173
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:173

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