Rule Category

SERVER-APACHE -- Snort has detected traffic exploiting vulnerabilities in Apache servers.

Alert Message

SERVER-APACHE Apache http Server mod_tcl format string attempt

Rule Explanation

Format string vulnerability in the mod_tcl module 1.0 for Apache 2.x allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers that are not properly handled in a set_var function call in (1) tcl_cmds.c and (2) tcl_core.c. Impact: CVSS base score 6.8 CVSS impact score 6.4 CVSS exploitability score 8.6 confidentialityImpact PARTIAL integrityImpact PARTIAL availabilityImpact PARTIAL Details: Ease of Attack:

What To Look For

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives

Contributors

Talos research team. This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology. For more information see [nvd].

MITRE ATT&CK Framework

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CVE

Rule Vulnerability

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2006-4154
Format string vulnerability in the mod_tcl module 1.0 for Apache 2.x allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers that are not properly handled in a set_var function call in (1) tcl_cmds.c and (2) tcl_core.c.
Details
SeverityMEDIUM Base Score6.8
Impact Score6.4 Exploit Score8.6
Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL Integrity ImpactPARTIAL
Availability ImpactPARTIAL Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access