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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      Last Modified:  06/13/2008

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2364
Original release date:
06/13/2008
Last revised:
09/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
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 Apache (07/02/2008)

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

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/

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c01539432 External Source HP HPSBUX02365
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Oct/msg00001.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-10-09
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-03/msg00001.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:006
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-03/msg00004.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:007
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=123376588623823&w=2 External Source HP HPSBUX02401
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=125631037611762&w=2 External Source HP SSRT090192
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0967.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2008:0967
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200807-06.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200807-06
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-247666-1 External Source SUNALERT 247666
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3216 External Source CONFIRM 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 External Source CONFIRM 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 External Source CONFIRM http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0328
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:195 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:195
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:237 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:237
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujuly2013-1899826.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujuly2013-1899826.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0966.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2008:0966
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/494858/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20080729 rPSA-2008-0236-1 httpd mod_ssl
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/498567/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20081122 rPSA-2008-0328-1 httpd mod_ssl
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29653 Patch External Source BID 29653
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31681 External Source BID 31681
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020267 External Source SECTRACK 1020267
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-731-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-731-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1798 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-1798
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2780 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-2780
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0320 External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-0320
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27008517 External Source CONFIRM http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27008517
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1PK67579 External Source AIXAPAR PK67579
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42987 External Source XF apache-modproxy-module-dos(42987)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11713 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11713
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6084 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6084
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9577 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9577
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-August/msg00055.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-6393
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-August/msg00153.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-6314

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)

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