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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2003-0016

Apache before 2.0.44, when running on unpatched Windows 9x and Me operating systems, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary code via an HTTP request containing MS-DOS device names.
Publish Date : 2003-02-07 Last Update Date : 2017-10-09
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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 Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

Fixed in Apache HTTP Server 2.0.44:
Source: Apache

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
MS-DOS device name filtering oval:org.apache.httpd:def:20030016
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2003-0016

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.36 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.37 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.38 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.39 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.40 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.41 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.42 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.43 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apache Http Server 8

- References For CVE-2003-0016
XF apache-device-code-execution(11125)
CERT-VN VU#825177
XF apache-device-name-dos(11124)
BID 6659 Apache Web Server MS-DOS Device Name Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-12 CONFIRM
MLIST [apache-httpd-announce] 20030120 [ANNOUNCE] Apache 2.0.44 Released
CERT-VN VU#979793

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2003-0016

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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