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CVE-2003-0542 Detail

Description

Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in (1) mod_alias and (2) mod_rewrite for Apache before 1.3.29 allow attackers to create configuration files to cause a denial of service (crash) or execute arbitrary code via a regular expression with more than 9 captures.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  11/03/2003

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2003-0542
Original release date:
11/03/2003
Last revised:
07/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.2 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Apache (07/02/2008)

Fixed in Apache HTTP Server 2.0.48 and 1.3.29: http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_20.html http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_13.html

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/UnixWare/SCOSA-2004.6/SCOSA-2004.6.txt External Source SCO SCOSA-2004.6
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20031203-01-U.asc External Source SGI 20031203-01-U
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20040202-01-U.asc External Source SGI 20040202-01-U
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=61798 External Source CONFIRM http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=61798
http://httpd.apache.org/dist/httpd/Announcement2.html External Source CONFIRM http://httpd.apache.org/dist/httpd/Announcement2.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2004/Jan/msg00000.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2004-01-26
http://lists.apple.com/mhonarc/security-announce/msg00045.html External Source CONFIRM http://lists.apple.com/mhonarc/security-announce/msg00045.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=106761802305141&w=2 External Source BUGTRAQ 20031031 GLSA: apache (200310-04)
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=130497311408250&w=2 External Source HP HPSBOV02683
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:3799 Tool Signature; US Government Resource External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:3799
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:863 Tool Signature; US Government Resource External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:863
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:864 Tool Signature; US Government Resource External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:864
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9458 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9458
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-101444-1 External Source SUNALERT 101444
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-101841-1 External Source SUNALERT 101841
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/434566 US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#434566
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/549142 US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#549142
http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/advisories/advisory.php?name=MDKSA-2003:103 External Source MANDRAKE MDKSA-2003:103
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-320.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2003:320
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-360.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2003:360
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-405.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2003:405
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2004-015.html Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source REDHAT RHSA-2004:015
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-816.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2005:816
http://www.securityfocus.com/advisories/6079 External Source HP HPSBUX0311-301
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/342674 External Source BUGTRAQ 20031028 [OpenPKG-SA-2003.046] OpenPKG Security Advisory (apache)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/8911 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source BID 8911
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/9504 External Source BID 9504
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/13400 External Source XF apache-modalias-modrewrite-bo(13400)

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:3799
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:3799
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:863
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:863
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:864
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:864
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9458
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9458

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.23:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.24:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.25:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.26:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.27:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.28:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.28:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.32:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.35:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.36:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.37:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.38:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.39:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.40:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.41:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.42:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.43:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.44:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.45:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.46:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.47:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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