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CVE-2004-0493 Detail

Description

The ap_get_mime_headers_core function in Apache httpd 2.0.49 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory exhaustion), and possibly an integer signedness error leading to a heap-based buffer overflow on 64 bit systems, via long header lines with large numbers of space or tab characters.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  08/06/2004

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2004-0493
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:
6.4 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
4.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Apache (07/02/2008)

Fixed in Apache HTTP Server 2.0.50: http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_20.html

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2004-June/023133.html External Source FULLDISC 20040628 DoS in apache httpd 2.0.49, yet still apache much better than windows
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=108853066800184&w=2 External Source BUGTRAQ 20040629 TSSA-2004-012 - apache
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=109181600614477&w=2 External Source HP SSRT4777
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200407-03.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200407-03
http://www.apacheweek.com/features/security-20 External Source CONFIRM http://www.apacheweek.com/features/security-20
http://www.guninski.com/httpd1.html External Source MISC http://www.guninski.com/httpd1.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:064 External Source MANDRAKE MDKSA-2004:064
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2004-342.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2004:342
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/10619 Exploit; Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source BID 10619
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2004/0039/ External Source TRUSTIX 2004-0039
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/16524 External Source XF apache-apgetmimeheaderscore-dos(16524)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10605 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10605

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10605
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10605

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