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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
Description Last Modified:  01/08/2008
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): Single
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 2.2.8. http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_22.html

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_22.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-04/msg00004.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200803-19.xml
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3523
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:016
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0008.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0009.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/486169/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27236
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-575-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0048 Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/39476
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10181
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8690
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-February/msg00541.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-February/msg00562.html

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)

Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-6422
NVD Published Date:
01/08/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017