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CVE-2010-0434 Detail


The ap_read_request function in server/protocol.c in the Apache HTTP Server 2.2.x before 2.2.15, when a multithreaded MPM is used, does not properly handle headers in subrequests in certain circumstances involving a parent request that has a body, which might allow remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via a crafted request that triggers access to memory locations associated with an earlier request.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  03/05/2010

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Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (04/13/2010)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: This issue was fixed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 via: This issue was fixed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 via: The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3. More information regarding issue severity can be found here:

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2010-11-10-1 External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2010-5942 External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2010-6131 External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2010:010 External Source MLIST [security-announce] 20100923 VMSA-2010-0014 VMware Workstation, Player, and ACE address several security issues External Source HP SSRT100108 External Source CONFIRM External Source CONFIRM External Source CONFIRM External Source CONFIRM External Source DEBIAN DSA-2035 External Source CONFIRM External Source REDHAT RHSA-2010:0168 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2010:0175 External Source BID 38494 External Source CONFIRM External Source VUPEN ADV-2010-0911 External Source VUPEN ADV-2010-0994 External Source VUPEN ADV-2010-1001 External Source VUPEN ADV-2010-1057 External Source VUPEN ADV-2010-1411 External Source AIXAPAR PM08939 External Source AIXAPAR PM12247 External Source AIXAPAR PM15829 External Source CONFIRM External Source XF apache-http-rh-info-disclosure(56625) External Source CONFIRM External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10358 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8695

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Technical Details

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  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

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