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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-1902

The multipart processor in ModSecurity before 2.5.9 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a multipart form datapost request with a missing part header name, which triggers a NULL pointer dereference.
Publish Date : 2009-06-03 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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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 Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-1902 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2009-1902

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Modsecurity Modsecurity 2.1.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Modsecurity Modsecurity 2.5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Modsecurity Modsecurity 2.5.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Modsecurity Modsecurity 2.5.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Modsecurity Modsecurity 2.5.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Modsecurity Modsecurity 5

- References For CVE-2009-1902
VUPEN ADV-2009-0703
XF modsecurity-multipart-dos(49212)
BID 34096 ModSecurity Multiple Remote Denial of Service Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-07-31
BUGTRAQ 20090319 [ISecAuditors Security Advisories] ModSecurity < 2.5.9 remote Denial of Service
GENTOO GLSA-200907-02
SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:011

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-1902

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