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Apache HTTPD: mod_cache and mod_dav DoS (CVE-2010-1452)

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Apache HTTPD: mod_cache and mod_dav DoS (CVE-2010-1452)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
07/28/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/12/2012
Modified
02/20/2020

Description

The affected asset is vulnerable to this vulnerability ONLY if it is running one of the following modules: mod_cache, mod_dav. Review your web server configuration for validation. A flaw was found in the handling of requests by mod_cache (2.2) and mod_dav (2.0 and 2.2). A malicious remote attacker could send a carefully crafted request and cause a httpd child process to crash. This crash would only be a denial of service if using the worker MPM. This issue is further mitigated as mod_dav is only affected by requests that are most likely to be authenticated, and mod_cache is only affected if the uncommon "CacheIgnoreURLSessionIdentifiers" directive, introduced in version 2.2.14, is used.

Solution(s)

  • apache-httpd-upgrade-2_0_64
  • apache-httpd-upgrade-2_2_16

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