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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2003-0020

Apache does not filter terminal escape sequences from its error logs, which could make it easier for attackers to insert those sequences into terminal emulators containing vulnerabilities related to escape sequences.
Publish Date : 2003-03-18 Last Update Date : 2017-10-09
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
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 None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
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 None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

Fixed in Apache HTTP Server 2.0.49 and 1.3.31
Source: Apache

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2003-02-24
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Apache Error Log Escape Sequence Filtering Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:100109 unix
Apache Error Log Escape Sequence Injection Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4114 unix
Apache Terminal Escape Sequence Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:150 unix
CVE-2003-0020 unix
Error log escape filtering oval:org.apache.httpd:def:20030020
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-2003-0020

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

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apache Http Server 1

- References For CVE-2003-0020
REDHAT RHSA-2003:244
BID 9930 Apache Error Log Escape Sequence Injection Vulnerability Release Date:2010-02-17
TRUSTIX 2004-0017
REDHAT RHSA-2003:139
REDHAT RHSA-2003:243
REDHAT RHSA-2003:104
REDHAT RHSA-2003:083
REDHAT RHSA-2003:082
BUGTRAQ 20040512 [OpenPKG-SA-2004.021] OpenPKG Security Advisory (apache)
GENTOO GLSA-200405-22
XF apache-esc-seq-injection(11412)
APPLE APPLE-SA-2004-05-03
TRUSTIX 2004-0027
VULNWATCH 20030224 Terminal Emulator Security Issues
BUGTRAQ 20030224 Terminal Emulator Security Issues

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2003-0020

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

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