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CVE-2016-5387 Detail

Description

The Apache HTTP Server through 2.4.23 follows RFC 3875 section 4.1.18 and therefore does not protect applications from the presence of untrusted client data in the HTTP_PROXY environment variable, which might allow remote attackers to redirect an application's outbound HTTP traffic to an arbitrary proxy server via a crafted Proxy header in an HTTP request, aka an "httpoxy" issue. NOTE: the vendor states "This mitigation has been assigned the identifier CVE-2016-5387"; in other words, this is not a CVE ID for a vulnerability.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  07/18/2016

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 8.1 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 2.2


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): High
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.1 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-07/msg00059.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1624.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1625.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1648.html Third Party Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1649.html Third Party Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1650.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3623
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/797896 Third Party Advisory US Government Resource
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujan2018-3236628.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujul2017-3236622.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinoct2016-3090566.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjul2016-3090544.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91816
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036330 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3038-1
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1420
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1421
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1422
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1635
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1636
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1851
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docLocale=en_US&docId=emr_na-hpesbhf03770en_us
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05320149 Third Party Advisory
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05390722
https://httpoxy.org/ Third Party Advisory
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/6WCTE7443AYZ4EGELWLVNANA2WJCJIYI/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/NEKZAB7MTWVSMORHTEMCQNFFMIHCYF76/ Third Party Advisory
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/QPQAPWQA774JPDRV4UIB2SZAX6D3UZCV/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/TGNHXJJSWDXAOEYH5TMXDPQVJMQQJOAZ/ Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-36
https://support.apple.com/HT208221
https://www.apache.org/security/asf-httpoxy-response.txt Vendor Advisory
https://www.tenable.com/security/tns-2017-04

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Access Control (CWE-284)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-5387
NVD Published Date:
07/18/2016
NVD Last Modified:
01/18/2018