ssl_engine_kernel.c in mod_ssl before 2.8.24, when using "SSLVerifyClient optional" in the global virtual host configuration, does not properly enforce "SSLVerifyClient require" in a per-location context, which allows remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions.
Published 2005-09-06 23:03:00
Updated 2023-02-13 01:16:31
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Threat overview for CVE-2005-2700

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Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 80
IPs affected by CVE-2005-2700 135,486
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2005-2700

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CVSS scores for CVE-2005-2700

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Vendor statements for CVE-2005-2700

  • Apache 2008-07-02
    Fixed in Apache HTTP server 2.0.55:

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