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Sid 1-17354

Message

SERVER-APACHE Apache Byte-Range Filter denial of service attempt

Summary

The byte-range filter in Apache 2.0 before 2.0.54 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via an HTTP header with a large Range field.

Impact

CVSS base score 5.0 CVSS impact score 2.9 CVSS exploitability score 10.0 confidentialityImpact NONE integrityImpact NONE availabilityImpact NONE

CVE-2005-2728:

CVSS base score 5.0

CVSS impact score 2.9

CVSS exploitability score 10.0

Confidentiality Impact NONE

Integrity Impact NONE

Availability Impact PARTIAL

Detailed information

CVE-2005-2728: The byte-range filter in Apache 2.0 before 2.0.54 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via an HTTP header with a large Range field.

Affected systems

  • apache http_server 2.0
  • apache http_server 2.0.9
  • apache http_server 2.0.28
  • apache http_server 2.0.32
  • apache http_server 2.0.35
  • apache http_server 2.0.36
  • apache http_server 2.0.37
  • apache http_server 2.0.38
  • apache http_server 2.0.39
  • apache http_server 2.0.40
  • apache http_server 2.0.41
  • apache http_server 2.0.42
  • apache http_server 2.0.43
  • apache http_server 2.0.44
  • apache http_server 2.0.45
  • apache http_server 2.0.46
  • apache http_server 2.0.47
  • apache http_server 2.0.48
  • apache http_server 2.0.49
  • apache http_server 2.0.50
  • apache http_server 2.0.51
  • apache http_server 2.0.52
  • apache http_server 2.0.53

Ease of attack

CVE-2005-2728:

Access Vector NETWORK

Access Complexity LOW

Authentication NONE

False positives

None known

False negatives

None known

Corrective action

Upgrade to the latest non-affected version of the software.

Apply the appropriate vendor supplied patches.

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.

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