Vulnerability Details

Apache HTTP Server Stack Overflow Vulnerability (Windows)

Published: 2019-10-18 13:32:16
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P

Detection Type:
Remote Banner

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Summary:
Apache HTTP server is prone to a stack overflow vulnerability.

Technical Details:
When mod_remoteip was configured to use a trusted intermediary proxy server using the 'PROXY' protocol, a specially crafted PROXY header could trigger a stack buffer overflow or NULL pointer dereference. This vulnerability could only be triggered by a trusted proxy and not by untrusted HTTP clients.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Affected Versions:
Apache HTTP server version 2.4.32 to 2.4.39.

Recommendations:
Update to version 2.4.41 or later.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-10097

CVE Analysis

https://www.mageni.net/cve/CVE-2019-10097

References:

https://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_24.html

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
6.0
Published
2019-10-18
Modified
2019-10-18
Category
Web Servers

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