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CVE-2013-1862 Detail


mod_rewrite.c in the mod_rewrite module in the Apache HTTP Server 2.2.x before 2.2.25 writes data to a log file without sanitizing non-printable characters, which might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via an HTTP request containing an escape sequence for a terminal emulator.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  06/10/2013

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Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:1337 External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:1340 External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:1341 Patch External Source CONFIRM External Source REDHAT RHSA-2013:0815 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2013:1207 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2013:1208 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2013:1209 External Source CONFIRM External Source CONFIRM External Source CISCO 20130822 Apache HTTP Server mod_rewrite Log File Manipulation Vulnerability External Source CONFIRM External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2013:174 External Source CONFIRM External Source BID 59826 External Source BID 64758 External Source UBUNTU USN-1903-1 External Source CONFIRM External Source CONFIRM External Source HP SSRT101288 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18790 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19534

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