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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-0747

Buffer overflow in Apache 2.0.50 and earlier allows local users to gain apache privileges via a .htaccess file that causes the overflow during expansion of environment variables.
Publish Date : 2004-10-20 Last Update Date : 2017-10-10
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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) OverflowGain privileges
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

Fixed in Apache HTTP Server 2.0.51:
Source: Apache

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2004-09-15
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Buffer overflow in Apache 2.0.50 and earlier allows local users to gain apache privileges via a .htaccess file that caus... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11561 unix
CVE-2004-0747 unix
Environment variable expansion flaw oval:org.apache.httpd:def:20040747
RHSA-2004:463: httpd security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2004463 unix
RHSA-2004:463: httpd security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20040463 unix
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-2004-0747

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apache Http Server 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.28 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.35 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.36 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.37 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.38 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.39 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.40 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.41 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.42 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.43 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.44 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.45 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.46 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.47 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.48 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.49 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.50 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apache Http Server 19

- References For CVE-2004-0747
VUPEN ADV-2009-1233
XF apache-env-configuration-bo(17384)
TRUSTIX 2004-0047
SUSE SUSE-SA:2004:032
REDHAT RHSA-2004:463
CERT-VN VU#481998
GENTOO GLSA-200409-21
SECTRACK 1011303

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-0747

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