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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-2728

The byte-range filter in Apache 2.0 before 2.0.54 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via an HTTP header with a large Range field.
Publish Date : 2005-08-30 Last Update Date : 2018-10-19
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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 None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

Fixed in Apache HTTP Server 2.0.55:
Source: Apache

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2004-07-07 2004-07-07
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Apache HTTP Byte-range DoS Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:760 unix
Byterange filter DoS oval:org.apache.httpd:def:20052728
CVE-2005-2728 unix
RHSA-2005:608: httpd security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050608 unix
RHSA-2005:608: httpd security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005608 unix
The byte-range filter in Apache 2.0 before 2.0.54 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumpti... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10017 unix
VirusVault CGI Byterange Request DoS oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1246 unix
Webproxy CGI Byterange Request DoS oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1727 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-2005-2728

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apache Http Server 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.28 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.28 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.35 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.36 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.37 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.38 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.39 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.40 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.41 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.42 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.43 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.44 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.45 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.46 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.47 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.48 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.49 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.50 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.51 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.52 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.53 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apache Http Server 24

- References For CVE-2005-2728
XF apache-byterange-dos(22006)
VUPEN ADV-2006-0789
BID 14660 Apache CGI Byterange Request Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2006-09-11
REDHAT RHSA-2005:608
SUSE SUSE-SA:2005:052
SUSE SUSE-SA:2005:051
GENTOO GLSA-200508-15
SGI 20060101-01-U

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-2728

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