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Apache HTTPD: mod_cgid denial of service (CVE-2014-0231)

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
5 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) July 17, 2014 July 17, 2014 May 23, 2016

Description

The affected asset is vulnerable to this vulnerability ONLY if it is running one of the following modules: mod_cgid. Review your web server configuration for validation. A flaw was found in mod_cgid. If a server using mod_cgid hosted CGI scripts which did not consume standard input, a remote attacker could cause child processes to hang indefinitely, leading to denial of service.

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References

Solution

apache-httpd-upgrade-2_2_29

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