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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-1903

The PDF XSS protection feature in ModSecurity before 2.5.8 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (Apache httpd crash) via a request for a PDF file that does not use the GET method.
Publish Date : 2009-06-03 Last Update Date : 2017-08-16
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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 Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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) Denial Of ServiceCross Site Scripting

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-1903

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Modsecurity Modsecurity 1.9.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Modsecurity Modsecurity 1.9.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Modsecurity Modsecurity 2.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Modsecurity Modsecurity 2.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Modsecurity Modsecurity 2.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Modsecurity Modsecurity 2.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Modsecurity Modsecurity 2.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Modsecurity Modsecurity 2.1.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Modsecurity Modsecurity 2.5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Modsecurity Modsecurity 2.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Modsecurity Modsecurity 2.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Modsecurity Modsecurity 2.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Modsecurity Modsecurity 2.5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Modsecurity Modsecurity 2.5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Modsecurity Modsecurity 2.5.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Modsecurity Modsecurity 2.5.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Modsecurity Modsecurity 2.5.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Modsecurity Modsecurity 17

- References For CVE-2009-1903
XF modsecurity-pdfxss-dos(49211)
BID 34096 ModSecurity Multiple Remote Denial of Service Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-07-31
GENTOO GLSA-200907-02

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-1903

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