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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2014-0231

Original release date: 07/20/2014
Last revised: 09/04/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The mod_cgid module in the Apache HTTP Server before 2.4.10 does not have a timeout mechanism, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (process hang) via a request to a CGI script that does not read from its stdin file descriptor.

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

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External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2014:1020
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1120596
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_24.html
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2014:1019
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2014:142
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/httpd/httpd/trunk/modules/generators/mod_cgid.c
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/httpd/httpd/trunk/modules/generators/mod_cgid.c?r1=1482522&r2=1535125&diff_format=h
External Source: BID
Name: 68742
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/httpd/httpd/trunk/modules/generators/mod_cgid.c?r1=1565711&r2=1610509&diff_format=h
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2014:1021
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 60536
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0304.html

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)