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Apache HTTPD: Buffer overflows in ab utility (CVE-2002-0843)

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Apache HTTPD: Buffer overflows in ab utility (CVE-2002-0843)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/11/2002
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/12/2012
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

The affected asset is vulnerable to this vulnerability ONLY if the ab benchmarking utility is used against a malicious server. Review your web server configuration for validation. Buffer overflows in the benchmarking utility ab could be exploited if ab is run against a malicious server

Solution(s)

  • apache-httpd-upgrade-1_3_27

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