Multiple race conditions in suexec in Apache HTTP Server (httpd) 2.2.3 between directory and file validation, and their usage, allow local users to gain privileges and execute arbitrary code by renaming directories or performing symlink attacks. NOTE: the researcher, who is reliable, claims that the vendor disputes the issue because "the attacks described rely on an insecure server configuration" in which the user "has write access to the document root."
Published 2007-04-13 16:19:00
Updated 2017-07-29 01:30:58
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Vulnerability category: Execute code

Threat overview for CVE-2007-1741

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2007-1741
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 80
IPs affected by CVE-2007-1741 82,423
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2007-1741

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 6 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2007-1741

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.2
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
1.9
10.0
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2007-1741

Vendor statements for CVE-2007-1741

  • Red Hat 2007-04-19
    These attacks are reliant on an insecure configuration of the server - that the user the server runs as has write access to the document root. The suexec security model is not intented to protect against privilege escalation in such a configuration

Products affected by CVE-2007-1741

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