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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-2687

Original release date: 08/22/2012
Last revised: 12/05/2013


Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in the make_variant_list function in mod_negotiation.c in the mod_negotiation module in the Apache HTTP Server 2.4.x before 2.4.3, when the MultiViews option is enabled, allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a crafted filename that is not properly handled during construction of a variant list.


Per http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_22.html versions 2.2.x before 2.2.23 are also vulnerable.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.6 (LOW) (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: MLIST
Name: [announce] 20120821 [ANNOUNCEMENT] Apache HTTP Server 2.4.3 Released
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2012:1591
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18832
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5880
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19539
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2012:1592
External Source: BID
Name: 55131
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.xerox.com/download/security/security-bulletin/16287-4d6b7b0c81f7b/cert_XRX13-003_v1.0.pdf
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1627-1
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2012:1594
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujuly2013-1899826.html
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:0245
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:0243
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2013-09-12-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.apache.org/dist/httpd/CHANGES_2.4.3
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: SE53614
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0130
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:0248
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_24.html
Type: Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)