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SERVER-APACHE Apache HTTP Server mod_proxy denial of service attempt
The mod_proxy module in the Apache HTTP Server 2.4.x before 2.4.10, when a reverse proxy is enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (child-process crash) via a crafted HTTP Connection header.
CVSS base score 4.3
CVSS impact score 2.9
CVSS exploitability score 8.6
Ease of Attack:
What To Look For
This rule will alert when an attempt to exploit a known denial of service attempt in apache httpd is detected.
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No known false positives
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MITRE ATT&CK Framework
Technique: Network Denial of Service
For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here:
Denial of Service
Denial of Service attacks aim to make a server or program unresponsive for users. These attacks may be volume-based, to overwhelm the system, or they may use certain logical flaws in the software to cut the service off from the users. The attack may come from one or multiple sources. These attacks do not usually lead to a remote code execution. Volume based attacks are best handled using a firewall application.
CVE Additional Information
CVE-2014-0117The mod_proxy module in the Apache HTTP Server 2.4.x before 2.4.10, when a reverse proxy is enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (child-process crash) via a crafted HTTP Connection header.
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