6839 : Apache HTTP Server mod_proxy Content-Length Overflow
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2004-06-10

Description

Apache contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when a malicious user sends a "Content-Length:" header that contains a large negative value through the mod_proxy module, and will result in loss of availability for the service.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity, Loss of Availability
Exploit: Exploit Public

Solution

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Apache has released a patch to address this vulnerability.

Products

The Apache Software Foundation
Apache
1.3.26
1.3.27
1.3.28
1.3.29
1.3.30
1.3.31

References

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Credit

  • Georgi Guninski - guninskiguninski.com - Personal Page

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 10.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2003-12-31 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_2 Integrity_impact_2 Availability_impact_2

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