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CVE-2008-0456 Detail

Current Description

CRLF injection vulnerability in the mod_negotiation module in the Apache HTTP Server 2.2.6 and earlier in the 2.2.x series, 2.0.61 and earlier in the 2.0.x series, and 1.3.39 and earlier in the 1.3.x series allows remote authenticated users to inject arbitrary HTTP headers and conduct HTTP response splitting attacks by uploading a file with a multi-line name containing HTTP header sequences and a file extension, which leads to injection within a (1) "406 Not Acceptable" or (2) "300 Multiple Choices" HTTP response when the extension is omitted in a request for the file.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/24/2008
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.6 LOW
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized modification

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (01/25/2008)

We do not consider this issue to be security sensitive. Untrusted users should not be permitted to upload files to the directories from where they can be directly served by the web server without prior careful sanitation of both contents and filename.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/May/msg00002.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0130.html Third Party Advisory
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200803-19.xml Third Party Advisory
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3575 Third Party Advisory
http://securitytracker.com/id?1019256 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3549 Third Party Advisory
http://www.mindedsecurity.com/MSA01150108.html Broken Link
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/486847/100/0/threaded Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27409 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-133A.html Third Party Advisory US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1297 Third Party Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/39893 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-0456
NVD Published Date:
01/24/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/31/2018