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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-1743

suexec in Apache HTTP Server (httpd) 2.2.3 does not verify combinations of user and group IDs on the command line, which might allow local users to leverage other vulnerabilities to create arbitrary UID/GID owned files if /proc is mounted. NOTE: the researcher, who is reliable, claims that the vendor disputes the issue because "the attacks described rely on an insecure server configuration" in which the user "has write access to the document root." In addition, because this is dependent on other vulnerabilities, perhaps this is resultant and should not be included in CVE.
Publish Date : 2007-04-13 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

These attacks are reliant on an insecure configuration of the server - that the user the server runs as has write access to the document root. The suexec security model is not intented to protect against privilege escalation in such a configuration
Source: Redhat

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-1743

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apache Http Server 1

- References For CVE-2007-1743
IDEFENSE 20070411 Apache HTTPD suEXEC Multiple Vulnerabilities
MLIST [apache-http-dev] 20070328 [Fwd: iDefense Final Notice [IDEF1445]]
SECTRACK 1017904
MLIST [apache-http-dev] 20070328 Re: [Fwd: iDefense Final Notice [IDEF1445]]

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-1743

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