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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-3918

http_protocol.c in (1) IBM HTTP Server 6.0 before and 6.1 before, and (2) Apache HTTP Server 1.3 before 1.3.35, 2.0 before 2.0.58, and 2.2 before 2.2.2, does not sanitize the Expect header from an HTTP request when it is reflected back in an error message, which might allow cross-site scripting (XSS) style attacks using web client components that can send arbitrary headers in requests, as demonstrated using a Flash SWF file.
Publish Date : 2006-07-27 Last Update Date : 2017-10-10
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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 Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Cross Site Scripting
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

Fixed in Apache HTTP Server 1.3.35:
Source: Apache

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2006-07-31 2006-05-08
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-3918 unix
Expect header Cross-Site Scripting oval:org.apache.httpd:def:20063918
HP-UX Apache-based Web Server, Local Information Disclosure, Increase of Privilege, Remote Denial of Service (DoS) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12238 unix
http_protocol.c in (1) IBM HTTP Server 6.0 before and 6.1 before, and (2) Apache HTTP Server 1.3 before... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10352 unix
RHSA-2006:0619: httpd security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060619 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-2006-3918

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apache Http Server 1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Apache Http Server 1.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Apache Http Server 1.3.11 Win32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Apache Http Server 1.3.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Apache Http Server 1.3.12 Win32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Apache Http Server 1.3.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Apache Http Server 1.3.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Apache Http Server 1.3.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Apache Http Server 1.3.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Apache Http Server 1.3.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Apache Http Server 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.57 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Apache Http Server 2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application IBM Http Server 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application IBM Http Server 6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apache Http Server 14
IBM Http Server 2

- References For CVE-2006-3918
VUPEN ADV-2006-5089
VUPEN ADV-2006-4207
VUPEN ADV-2006-3264
VUPEN ADV-2006-2964
VUPEN ADV-2006-2963
SECTRACK 1024144
SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:051
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0619
BID 19661 Apache HTTP Server Arbitrary HTTP Request Headers Security Weakness Release Date:2013-06-21 CONFIRM
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0692
SECTRACK 1016569
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0618
OPENBSD [3.9] 012: SECURITY FIX: October 7, 2006
HP SSRT100345
HP SSRT090192
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:021
BUGTRAQ 20060724 Write-up by Amit Klein: "Forging HTTP request headers with Flash" CONFIRM
BUGTRAQ 20060508 Unfiltered Header Injection in Apache 1.3.34/2.0.57/2.2.1
SGI 20060801-01-P

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-3918

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