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CVE-2004-0942 Detail

Description

Apache webserver 2.0.52 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via an HTTP GET request with a MIME header containing multiple lines with a large number of space characters.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  02/09/2005

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2004-0942
Original release date:
02/09/2005
Last revised:
10/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Apache (07/02/2008)

Fixed in Apache HTTP Server 2.0.53: http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_20.html

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2005//Aug/msg00001.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2005-08-17
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2005/Aug/msg00000.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2005-08-15
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2004-November/028248.html External Source FULLDISC 20041101 DoS in Apache 2.0.52 ?
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=110384374213596&w=2 External Source HP SSRT4876
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102198-1 External Source SUNALERT 102198
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-081.htm External Source CONFIRM http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-081.htm
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:135 External Source MANDRAKE MDKSA-2004:135
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2004-562.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2004:562
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2004/0061/ External Source TRUSTIX 2004-0061
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/0789 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-0789
http://www1.itrc.hp.com/service/cki/docDisplay.do?docId=HPSBUX01123 External Source HP HPSBUX01123
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/17930 External Source XF apache-http-get-dos(17930)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10962 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10962

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10962
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10962

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