CVE-2016-8743 Detail

Current Description

Apache HTTP Server, in all releases prior to 2.2.32 and 2.4.25, was liberal in the whitespace accepted from requests and sent in response lines and headers. Accepting these different behaviors represented a security concern when httpd participates in any chain of proxies or interacts with back-end application servers, either through mod_proxy or using conventional CGI mechanisms, and may result in request smuggling, response splitting and cache pollution.


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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:H/A:N


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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/95077 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://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1721
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docLocale=en_US&docId=emr_na-hpesbmu03753en_us
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-2016-8743 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/8d63cb8e9100f28a99429b4328e4e7cebce861d5772ac9863ba2ae6f@%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/f7f95ac1cd9895db2714fa3ebaa0b94d0c6df360f742a40951384a53@%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r57608dc51b79102f3952ae06f54d5277b649c86d6533dcd6a7d201f7@%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://lists.apache.org/thread.html/rfbaf647d52c1cb843e726a0933f156366a806cead84fbd430951591b@%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-36 Patch  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
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-19 Data Processing Errors cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-8743
NVD Published Date:
07/27/2017
NVD Last Modified:
04/24/2018
Source:
Apache Software Foundation