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CVE-2007-6422 Detail

Current Description

The balancer_handler function in mod_proxy_balancer in the Apache HTTP Server 2.2.0 through 2.2.6, when a threaded Multi-Processing Module is used, allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (child process crash) via an invalid bb variable.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  01/08/2008      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-6422
Original release date:
01/08/2008
Last revised:
09/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
8.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Apache (07/02/2008)

Fixed in Apache HTTP Server 2.2.8. http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_22.html

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_22.html External Source CONFIRM http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_22.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-04/msg00004.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:021
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200803-19.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200803-19
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3523 External Source SREASON 3523
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:016 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:016
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0008.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2008:0008
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0009.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2008:0009
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/486169/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20080110 SecurityReason - Apache2 CSRF, XSS, Memory Corruption and Denial of Service Vulnerability
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27236 External Source BID 27236
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-575-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-575-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0048 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-0048
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/39476 External Source XF apache-modproxybalancer-dos(39476)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10181 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10181
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8690 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8690
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-February/msg00541.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-1711
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-February/msg00562.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-1695

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10181
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10181
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8690
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8690

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

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