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CVE-2007-6423 Detail

Description

** DISPUTED ** Unspecified vulnerability in mod_proxy_balancer for Apache HTTP Server 2.2.x before 2.2.7-dev, when running on Windows, allows remote attackers to trigger memory corruption via a long URL. NOTE: the vendor could not reproduce this issue.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/11/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (01/24/2008)

mod_proxy_balancer is included in the version of Apache HTTP Server as shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and Red Hat Application Stack v2. Red Hat was unable to reproduce this issue.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3523
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/486169/100/0/threaded Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27236

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-6423
NVD Published Date:
01/11/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/05/2008