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CVE-2004-0492 Detail

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in proxy_util.c for mod_proxy in Apache 1.3.25 to 1.3.31 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (process crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a negative Content-Length HTTP header field, which causes a large amount of data to be copied.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  08/06/2004

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2004-0492
Original release date:
08/06/2004
Last revised:
10/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
10.0 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network 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 1.3.32: http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_13.html

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20040605-01-U.asc External Source SGI 20040605-01-U
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=108711172710140&w=2 External Source BUGTRAQ 20040611 [OpenPKG-SA-2004.029] OpenPKG Security Advisory (apache)
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=130497311408250&w=2 External Source HP HPSBOV02683
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2004-245.html Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source REDHAT RHSA-2004:245
http://seclists.org/lists/fulldisclosure/2004/Jun/0296.html External Source FULLDISC 20040610 Buffer overflow in apache mod_proxy,yet still apache much better than windows
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-101555-1 External Source SUNALERT 101555
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-101841-1 External Source SUNALERT 101841
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-57628-1 External Source SUNALERT 57628
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-525 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source DEBIAN DSA-525
http://www.guninski.com/modproxy1.html External Source MISC http://www.guninski.com/modproxy1.html
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/541310 US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#541310
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:065 External Source MANDRAKE MDKSA-2004:065
https://bugzilla.fedora.us/show_bug.cgi?id=1737 External Source FEDORA FLSA:1737
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/16387 External Source XF apache-modproxy-contentlength-bo(16387)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A100112 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:100112
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A4863 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4863

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:100112
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:100112
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4863
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4863

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