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CVE-2004-0885 Detail


The mod_ssl module in Apache 2.0.35 through 2.0.52, when using the "SSLCipherSuite" directive in directory or location context, allows remote clients to bypass intended restrictions by using any cipher suite that is allowed by the virtual host configuration.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  11/03/2004

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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial 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 2.0.53:

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source CONFIRM External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2005-08-17 External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2005-08-15 External Source BUGTRAQ 20041015 [OpenPKG-SA-2004.044] OpenPKG Security Advisory (modssl) External Source SUNALERT 102198 External Source CONFIRM External Source CONFIRM External Source REDHAT RHSA-2004:562 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source REDHAT RHSA-2004:600 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2005:816 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2008:0261 External Source BID 11360 External Source UBUNTU USN-177-1 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-0789 External Source HP HPSBUX01123 External Source XF apache-sslciphersuite-restriction-bypass(17671) External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10384

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