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CVE-2009-1891 Detail

Description

The mod_deflate module in Apache httpd 2.2.11 and earlier compresses large files until completion even after the associated network connection is closed, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption).

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  07/10/2009

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.1 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=534712 Exploit
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Nov/msg00000.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-10/msg00006.html
http://marc.info/?l=apache-httpd-dev&m=124621326524824&w=2 Exploit
http://marc.info/?l=apache-httpd-dev&m=124661528519546&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=129190899612998&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=130497311408250&w=2
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200907-04.xml
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3937
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0142
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0142
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1834
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:149 Patch
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1156.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/507857/100/0/threaded
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022529
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-802-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1841 Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3184 Vendor Advisory
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1PK91361
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1PK99480
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=509125 Patch
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A12361
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8632
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9248
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1148.html Patch
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-August/msg01363.html

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12361
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12361
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8632
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8632
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9248
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9248

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:0.8.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:0.8.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.2.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.23:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.27:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.29:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.31:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.33:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.38:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.99:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.28:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.34:beta:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.38:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.39:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.40:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.41:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.42:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.45:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.46:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.47:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.48:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.49:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.50:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.51:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.52:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.53:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.54:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.55:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.56:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.57:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.58:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.59:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.60:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.61:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.1.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.1.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.1.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 2.2.11

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-1891
NVD Published Date:
07/10/2009
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017