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HP-UX: CVE-2017-9798: HPESBUX03909 rev.1 - HP-UX Web Server Suite running Apache on HP-UX 11iv3, Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities

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HP-UX: CVE-2017-9798: HPESBUX03909 rev.1 - HP-UX Web Server Suite running Apache on HP-UX 11iv3, Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
09/18/2017
Created
03/29/2022
Added
03/28/2022
Modified
03/28/2022

Description

Apache httpd allows remote attackers to read secret data from process memory if the Limit directive can be set in a user's .htaccess file, or if httpd.conf has certain misconfigurations, aka Optionsbleed. This affects the Apache HTTP Server through 2.2.34 and 2.4.x through 2.4.27. The attacker sends an unauthenticated OPTIONS HTTP request when attempting to read secret data. This is a use-after-free issue and thus secret data is not always sent, and the specific data depends on many factors including configuration. Exploitation with .htaccess can be blocked with a patch to the ap_limit_section function in server/core.c.

Solution(s)

  • hpux-update-hpuxwsapache

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