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CVE-2007-6514 Detail

Current Description

Apache HTTP Server, when running on Linux with a document root on a Windows share mounted using smbfs, allows remote attackers to obtain unprocessed content such as source files for .php programs via a trailing "\" (backslash), which is not handled by the intended AddType directive.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (01/09/2008)

Old versions of the Linux 2.4 kernel allowed the lookup of names containing backslashes over smbfs -- so there were multiple names which would reference any particular file, allowing the bypass of Apache controls such as AddType. Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, or 5. This issue was corrected with a backported patch for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 by RHSA-2007:0672. https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2007-6514

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Hyperlink Resource
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3479
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/485316/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26939
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/39158

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-200 Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-6514
NVD Published Date:
12/21/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2018