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Apache mod_autoindex UTF-7 Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

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Apache mod_autoindex UTF-7 Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
09/17/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/23/2008
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

Some versions of Apache httpd ship a mod_autoindex module that does not define a charset in the Content-type header. This allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML, via the 'P' parameter using the UTF-7 charset, in flawed browsers that do not derive the response charset as required by RFC 2616. Such browsers include Microsoft Internet Explorer, which attempts to perform automatic charset detection.

Solution(s)

  • apache-httpd-upgrade-2_0_61
  • apache-httpd-upgrade-2_2_6

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