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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      Last Modified:  01/11/2008

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-6423
Original release date:
01/11/2008
Last revised:
09/05/2008
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.8 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.9
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 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 Type Source Name
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3523 External Source SREASON 3523
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/486169/100/0/threaded Patch 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

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

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