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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2002-0843

Buffer overflows in the ApacheBench benchmark support program (ab.c) in Apache before 1.3.27, and Apache 2.x before 2.0.43, allow a malicious web server to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via a long response.
Publish Date : 2002-10-11 Last Update Date : 2016-10-17
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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 Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

Fixed in Apache HTTP Server 1.3.27:
Source: Apache

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2002-10-03
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Buffer overflows in ab utility oval:org.apache.httpd:def:20020843
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- Products Affected By CVE-2002-0843

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apache Http Server 1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Apache Http Server 1.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Apache Http Server 1.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Apache Http Server 1.3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Apache Http Server 1.3.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Apache Http Server 1.3.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Apache Http Server 1.3.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Apache Http Server 1.3.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Apache Http Server 1.3.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Apache Http Server 1.3.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Apache Http Server 1.3.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Apache Http Server 1.3.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Apache Http Server 1.3.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Apache Http Server 1.3.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Apache Http Server 1.3.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Apache Http Server 1.3.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Apache Http Server 1.3.25 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Apache Http Server 1.3.26 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Oracle Application Server 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Oracle Application Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Oracle Application Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Oracle Application Server 9.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Oracle Application Server 9.0.2 R2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Oracle Application Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Oracle Database Server 8.1.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Oracle Database Server 9.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Oracle Oracle8i 8.1.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Oracle Oracle8i Enterprise Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Oracle Oracle8i Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Oracle Oracle8i Enterprise Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apache Http Server 18
Oracle Application Server 6
Oracle Database Server 2
Oracle Oracle8i 4

- References For CVE-2002-0843 CONFIRM
BID 5996 Apache AB.C Web Benchmarking Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2006-08-11
VUPEN ADV-2006-3263
BID 5887
BID 5995 Apache AB.C Web Benchmarking Read_Connection() Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2006-08-11
ENGARDE ESA-20021007-024
SGI 20021105-01-I
XF apache-apachebench-response-bo(10281)
BUGTRAQ 20021003 [OpenPKG-SA-2002.009] OpenPKG Security Advisory (apache)
HP HPSBUX0210-224
BUGTRAQ 20021017 TSLSA-2002-0069-apache
BUGTRAQ 20021016 Apache 1.3.26

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2002-0843

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