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CVE-2005-2970 Detail

Description

Memory leak in the worker MPM (worker.c) for Apache 2, in certain circumstances, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via aborted connections, which prevents the memory for the transaction pool from being reused for other connections.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/25/2005

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Apache (07/02/2008)

Fixed in Apache HTTP Server 2.0.55: http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_20.html

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Hyperlink Resource
http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/httpd-cvs/200509.mbox/%3C20051001110218.40692.qmail@minotaur.apache.org%3E Patch
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0159.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1015093
http://svn.apache.org/viewcvs?rev=292949&view=rev
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:233
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_28_sr.html
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-announce-list/2006-January/msg00060.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/425399/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15762
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10043
https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-225-1/

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10043
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10043

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-2970
NVD Published Date:
10/25/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/19/2018