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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-0408

Original release date: 03/05/2010
Last revised: 10/10/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The ap_proxy_ajp_request function in mod_proxy_ajp.c in mod_proxy_ajp in the Apache HTTP Server 2.2.x before 2.2.15 does not properly handle certain situations in which a client sends no request body, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (backend server outage) via a crafted request, related to use of a 500 error code instead of the appropriate 400 error code.

Description

Per: http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/703.html CWE-703: Failure to Handle Exceptional Conditions

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service
Per: http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_22.html Affects: 2.2.14, 2.2.13, 2.2.12, 2.2.11, 2.2.9, 2.2.8, 2.2.6, 2.2.5, 2.2.4, 2.2.3, 2.2.2, 2.2.0

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External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-6131
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 39628
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 39656
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2010-11-10-1
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: PM08939
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-5942
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=569905
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2010:010
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9935
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/httpd/httpd/branches/2.2.x/modules/proxy/mod_proxy_ajp.c?r1=917876&r2=917875&pathrev=917876
Type: Patch Information
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: PM15829
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4435
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8619
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-1411
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-0911
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-1057
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuapr2013-1899555.html
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2013:150
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2010:0168
External Source: BID
Name: 38491
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-0994
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=917876
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2010:053
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_22.html
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2035
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: PM12247
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 39632
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-1001
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 39501
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 40096
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 39100

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8619
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9935
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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