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CVE-2003-0789 Detail


mod_cgid in Apache before 2.0.48, when using a threaded MPM, does not properly handle CGI redirect paths, which could cause Apache to send the output of a CGI program to the wrong client.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  11/03/2003

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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
10.0 HIGH
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Apache (07/02/2008)

Fixed in Apache HTTP Server 2.0.48:

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM External Source CONECTIVA CLA-2003:775 External Source CONFIRM External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2004-01-26 External Source CONFIRM External Source BUGTRAQ 20031031 GLSA: apache (200310-04) External Source GENTOO 200310-04 External Source CIAC O-015 External Source MANDRAKE MDKSA-2003:103 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source REDHAT RHSA-2003:320 External Source HP HPSBUX0311-301 External Source BID 8926 External Source BID 9504 External Source XF apache-modcgi-info-disclosure(13552)

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