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CVE-2014-3581 Detail

Description

The cache_merge_headers_out function in modules/cache/cache_util.c in the mod_cache module in the Apache HTTP Server before 2.4.11 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via an empty HTTP Content-Type header.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  10/10/2014

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-3581
Original release date:
10/10/2014
Last revised:
08/28/2017
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

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Aug/msg00001.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2015-08-13-2
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Sep/msg00004.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2015-09-16-4
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0325.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2015:0325
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/httpd/httpd/branches/2.4.x/CHANGES?view=markup&pathrev=1627749 External Source CONFIRM http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/httpd/httpd/branches/2.4.x/CHANGES?view=markup&pathrev=1627749
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=1624234 External Source CONFIRM http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=1624234
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujan2016-2367955.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujan2016-2367955.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjan2016-2867209.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjan2016-2867209.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/71656 External Source BID 71656
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1031005 External Source SECTRACK 1031005
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2523-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-2523-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1149709 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1149709
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/97027 External Source XF apache-cve20143581-dos(97027)
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201610-02 External Source GENTOO GLSA-201610-02
https://support.apple.com/HT205219 External Source CONFIRM https://support.apple.com/HT205219
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT205031 External Source CONFIRM https://support.apple.com/kb/HT205031

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

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