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Sid 1-35406

Message

SERVER-APACHE Apache HTTP Server mod_status heap buffer overflow attempt

Summary

Race condition in the modstatus module in the Apache HTTP Server before 2.4.10 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow), or possibly obtain sensitive credential information or execute arbitrary code, via a crafted request that triggers improper scoreboard handling within the statushandler function in modules/generators/modstatus.c and the luaapscoreboardworker function in modules/lua/lua_request.c.

Impact

CVSS base score 6.8 CVSS impact score 6.4 CVSS exploitability score 8.6 confidentialityImpact PARTIAL integrityImpact PARTIAL availabilityImpact PARTIAL

CVE-2014-0226:

CVSS base score 6.8

CVSS impact score 6.4

CVSS exploitability score 8.6

Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL

Integrity Impact PARTIAL

Availability Impact PARTIAL

Detailed information

CVE-2014-0226: Race condition in the modstatus module in the Apache HTTP Server before 2.4.10 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow), or possibly obtain sensitive credential information or execute arbitrary code, via a crafted request that triggers improper scoreboard handling within the statushandler function in modules/generators/modstatus.c and the luaapscoreboardworker function in modules/lua/lua_request.c.

Affected systems

  • apache http_server 2.4.1
  • apache http_server 2.4.2
  • apache http_server 2.4.3
  • apache http_server 2.4.4
  • apache http_server 2.4.6
  • apache http_server 2.4.7
  • apache http_server 2.4.8
  • apache http_server 2.4.9

Ease of attack

CVE-2014-0226:

Access Vector NETWORK

Access Complexity MEDIUM

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.

Additional References

  • httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_24.html
  • osvdb.org/show/osvdb/109216