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CVE-2015-0253 Detail

Description

The read_request_line function in server/protocol.c in the Apache HTTP Server 2.4.12 does not initialize the protocol structure member, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and process crash) by sending a request that lacks a method to an installation that enables the INCLUDES filter and has an ErrorDocument 400 directive specifying a local URI.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  07/20/2015

Evaluator Description

CWE-476: NULL Pointer Dereference

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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_24.html Vendor Advisory
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Aug/msg00001.html Mailing List
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Sep/msg00004.html Mailing List
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1666.html
http://www.apache.org/dist/httpd/CHANGES_2.4 Release Notes Vendor Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinoct2015-2511968.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjan2016-2867209.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/75964
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1032967
https://bz.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=57531 Issue Tracking
https://github.com/apache/httpd/commit/6a974059190b8a0c7e499f4ab12fe108127099cb
https://support.apple.com/HT205219 Third Party Advisory
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT205031 Third Party Advisory

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-0253
NVD Published Date:
07/20/2015
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018