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CVE-2014-0231 Detail

Description

The mod_cgid module in the Apache HTTP Server before 2.4.10 does not have a timeout mechanism, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (process hang) via a request to a CGI script that does not read from its stdin file descriptor.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  07/20/2014

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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0304.html
http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0305.html
http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_24.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Apr/msg00001.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=143403519711434&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=143748090628601&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=144050155601375&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=144493176821532&w=2
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/130769/RSA-Digital-Certificate-Solution-XSS-Denial-Of-Service.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1019.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1020.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1021.html
http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/httpd/httpd/branches/2.2.x/CHANGES
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/httpd/httpd/trunk/modules/generators/mod_cgid.c
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/httpd/httpd/trunk/modules/generators/mod_cgid.c?r1=1482522&r2=1535125&diff_format=h
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/httpd/httpd/trunk/modules/generators/mod_cgid.c?r1=1565711&r2=1610509&diff_format=h
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-2989
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2014:142
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujan2015-1972971.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/68742
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1120596
https://h20564.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c04832246
https://puppet.com/security/cve/cve-2014-0231
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201504-03
https://support.apple.com/HT204659

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:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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:2.2.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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:2.2.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.23:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.24:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.25:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.26:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.27:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.4.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.4.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.4.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.4.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 2.4.9

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-0231
NVD Published Date:
07/20/2014
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018