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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-1862

Original release date: 06/10/2013
Last revised: 03/05/2014


mod_rewrite.c in the mod_rewrite module in the Apache HTTP Server 2.2.x before 2.2.25 writes data to a log file without sanitizing non-printable characters, which might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via an HTTP request containing an escape sequence for a terminal emulator.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.1 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 6.4
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 disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0815
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1903-1
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:1209
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujan2014-1972949.html
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:1341
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19534
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:1337
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2013:174
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT101288
External Source: CISCO
Name: 20130822 Apache HTTP Server mod_rewrite Log File Manipulation Vulnerability
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://people.apache.org/~jorton/mod_rewrite-CVE-2013-1862.patch
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21644047
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18790
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:1207
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT6150
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:1340
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=953729
External Source: BID
Name: 64758
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=r1469311
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:1208

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