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Apache HTTPD: Malicious SSL proxy can cause crash (CVE-2004-0751)

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Apache HTTPD: Malicious SSL proxy can cause crash (CVE-2004-0751)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
10/20/2004
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/12/2012
Modified
08/22/2013

Description

The affected asset is vulnerable to this vulnerability ONLY if it is running one of the following modules: mod_ssl AND the server is configured to allow proxying to a remote SSL server. Review your web server configuration for validation. An issue was discovered in the mod_ssl module in Apache 2.0.44-2.0.50 which could be triggered if the server is configured to allow proxying to a remote SSL server. A malicious remote SSL server could force an httpd child process to crash by sending a carefully crafted response header. This issue is not believed to allow execution of arbitrary code and will only result in a denial of service where a threaded process model is in use.

Solution(s)

  • apache-httpd-upgrade-2_0_51

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