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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-2364

The ap_proxy_http_process_response function in mod_proxy_http.c in the mod_proxy module in the Apache HTTP Server 2.0.63 and 2.2.8 does not limit the number of forwarded interim responses, which allows remote HTTP servers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large number of interim responses.
Publish Date : 2008-06-13 Last Update Date : 2018-10-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
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 399

- Vendor Statements

Fixed in Apache HTTP Server 2.2.9. http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_22.html
Source: Apache
Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2008-2364 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having moderate security impact, a future update may address this flaw. More information regarding issue severity can be found here: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2008-05-29 2008-06-10
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Apache 'mod_proxy_http' Interim Response Denial of Service Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11713 windows
CVE-2008-2364 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20082364 unix
ELSA-2008:0967: httpd security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21751 unix
HP-UX Running Apache, Remote Cross Site Scripting (XSS) or Denial of Service (DoS) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6084 unix
mod_proxy_http DoS oval:org.apache.httpd:def:20082364
RHSA-2008:0967 -- httpd security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29289 unix
RHSA-2008:0967: httpd security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080967 unix
The ap_proxy_http_process_response function in mod_proxy_http.c in the mod_proxy module in the Apache HTTP Server 2.0.63... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9577 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-2008-2364

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apache Http Server 2.0.63 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apache Http Server 2

- References For CVE-2008-2364

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-August/msg00153.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-6314
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-August/msg00055.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-6393
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42987
XF apache-modproxy-module-dos(42987)
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2780
VUPEN ADV-2008-2780
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1798
VUPEN ADV-2008-1798
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-731-1
UBUNTU USN-731-1
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020267
SECTRACK 1020267
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0966.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0966
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/494858/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080729 rPSA-2008-0236-1 httpd mod_ssl
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29653
BID 29653 Apache 'mod_proxy_http' Interim Response Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2013-07-16
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31681
BID 31681 RETIRED: Apple Mac OS X 2008-007 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-03-24
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/498567/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20081122 rPSA-2008-0328-1 httpd mod_ssl
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:237
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:237
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujuly2013-1899826.html CONFIRM
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3216 CONFIRM
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1PK67579
AIXAPAR PK67579
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27008517 CONFIRM
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0328 CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-03/msg00004.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:007
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=123376588623823&w=2
HP HPSBUX02401
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/httpd/httpd/trunk/modules/proxy/mod_proxy_http.c?r1=666154&r2=666153&pathrev=666154 CONFIRM
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:195
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:195
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200807-06.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200807-06
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-247666-1
SUNALERT 247666
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0967.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0967
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=125631037611762&w=2
HP HPSBUX02465
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-03/msg00001.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:006
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c01539432
HP HPSBUX02365
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Oct/msg00001.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-10-09
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0320
VUPEN ADV-2009-0320

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-2364

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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