CVE-2016-2161 Detail

Current Description

In Apache HTTP Server versions 2.4.0 to 2.4.23, malicious input to mod_auth_digest can cause the server to crash, and each instance continues to crash even for subsequently valid requests.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-1415.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3796
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/95076 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037508 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:0906
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1161
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1413
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1414
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docLocale=en_US&docId=emr_na-hpesbux03725en_us Third Party Advisory 
https://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_24.html#CVE-2016-2161 Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/56c2e7cc9deb1c12a843d0dc251ea7fd3e7e80293cde02fcd65286ba@%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/84a3714f0878781f6ed84473d1a503d2cc382277e100450209231830@%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/rd18c3c43602e66f9cdcf09f1de233804975b9572b0456cc582390b6f@%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/re3d27b6250aa8548b8845d314bb8a350b3df326cacbbfdfe4d455234@%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-36 Third Party Advisory 
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20180423-0001/
https://support.apple.com/HT208221
https://www.tenable.com/security/tns-2017-04

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-823 Use of Out-of-range Pointer Offset Reference acceptance level Apache Software Foundation  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-2161
NVD Published Date:
07/27/2017
NVD Last Modified:
04/01/2020
Source:
Apache Software Foundation