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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-6203

Apache HTTP Server 2.0.x and 2.2.x does not sanitize the HTTP Method specifier header from an HTTP request when it is reflected back in a "413 Request Entity Too Large" error message, which might allow cross-site scripting (XSS) style attacks using web client components that can send arbitrary headers in requests, as demonstrated via an HTTP request containing an invalid Content-length value, a similar issue to CVE-2006-3918.
Publish Date : 2007-12-03 Last Update Date : 2018-10-15
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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

- Vendor Statements

The Apache Software Foundation security team does not consider this issue to be a security vulnerability. In order to exploit this for cross-site scripting, the attacker would have to get the victim to supply an arbitrary malformed HTTP method to a target site.
Source: Apache
Red Hat does not consider this issue to be a vulnerability. In order to exploit this for cross-site scripting, the attacker would have to get the victim to supply an arbitrary malformed HTTP method to a target site.
Source: Redhat

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-6203 unix
HP-UX Apache-based Web Server, Local Information Disclosure, Increase of Privilege, Remote Denial of Service (DoS) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12166 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-2007-6203

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.46 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.47 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.48 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.49 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.50 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.51 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.52 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.53 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.54 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.55 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.57 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.58 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.59 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Apache Http Server 2.1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Apache Http Server 2.1.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Apache Http Server 2.1.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Apache Http Server 2.1.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Apache Http Server 2.1.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Apache Http Server 2.1.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Apache Http Server 2.1.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Apache Http Server 2.1.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apache Http Server 25

- References For CVE-2007-6203
VUPEN ADV-2007-4301
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-03-18
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:021
GENTOO GLSA-200803-19
SECTRACK 1019030
BID 26663 Apache HTTP Server 413 Error HTTP Request Method Cross-Site Scripting Weakness Release Date:2014-02-11
VUPEN ADV-2007-4060
VUPEN ADV-2008-1623
VUPEN ADV-2008-0924
VUPEN ADV-2008-1875
XF apache-413error-xss(38800)
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12166
BUGTRAQ 20071130 PR07-37: XSS on Apache HTTP Server 413 error pages via malformed HTTP method

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-6203

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