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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-0885

The mod_ssl module in Apache 2.0.35 through 2.0.52, when using the "SSLCipherSuite" directive in directory or location context, allows remote clients to bypass intended restrictions by using any cipher suite that is allowed by the virtual host configuration.
Publish Date : 2004-11-03 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) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

Fixed in Apache HTTP Server 2.0.53:
Source: Apache

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat 2004-10-01
Redhat moderate 2004-11-05
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2004-0885 unix
RHSA-2004:562: httpd security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20040562 unix
RHSA-2004:562: httpd security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2004562 unix
SSLCipherSuite bypass oval:org.apache.httpd:def:20040885
The mod_ssl module in Apache 2.0.35 through 2.0.52, when using the "SSLCipherSuite" directive in directory or location c... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10384 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-2004-0885

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.35 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.36 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.37 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.38 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.39 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.40 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.41 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.42 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.43 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.44 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.45 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.46 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.47 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.48 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.49 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.50 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.51 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.52 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apache Http Server 18

- References For CVE-2004-0885
VUPEN ADV-2006-0789
BID 11360 Apache mod_ssl SSLCipherSuite Restriction Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2008-06-30
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0261
REDHAT RHSA-2004:562
REDHAT RHSA-2005:816
XF apache-sslciphersuite-restriction-bypass(17671) CONFIRM
BUGTRAQ 20041015 [OpenPKG-SA-2004.044] OpenPKG Security Advisory (modssl) CONFIRM
APPLE APPLE-SA-2005-08-17
APPLE APPLE-SA-2005-08-15

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-0885

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

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