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CVE-2008-2364 Detail

Description

The ap_proxy_http_process_response function in mod_proxy_http.c in the mod_proxy module in the Apache HTTP Server 2.0.63 and 2.2.8 does not limit the number of forwarded interim responses, which allows remote HTTP servers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large number of interim responses.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/13/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (06/26/2008)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2008-2364 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having moderate security impact, a future update may address this flaw. More information regarding issue severity can be found here: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/

Official Statement from Apache (07/02/2008)

Fixed in Apache HTTP Server 2.2.9. http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_22.html

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c01539432
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Oct/msg00001.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-03/msg00001.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-03/msg00004.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=123376588623823&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=125631037611762&w=2
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0967.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200807-06.xml
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-247666-1
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3216
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/httpd/httpd/trunk/modules/proxy/mod_proxy_http.c?r1=666154&r2=666153&pathrev=666154
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0328
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:195
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:237
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujuly2013-1899826.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0966.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/494858/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/498567/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29653 Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31681
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020267
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-731-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1798
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2780
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0320
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27008517
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1PK67579
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42987
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11713
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6084
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9577
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-August/msg00055.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-August/msg00153.html

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11713
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11713
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6084
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6084
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9577
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9577

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Change History

4 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2364
NVD Published Date:
06/13/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018