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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-2068

mod_proxy_http.c in mod_proxy_http in the Apache HTTP Server 2.2.9 through 2.2.15, 2.3.4-alpha, and 2.3.5-alpha on Windows, NetWare, and OS/2, in certain configurations involving proxy worker pools, does not properly detect timeouts, which allows remote attackers to obtain a potentially sensitive response intended for a different client in opportunistic circumstances via a normal HTTP request.
Publish Date : 2010-06-18 Last Update Date : 2018-10-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
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) Obtain Information
CWE ID 200

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N 2010-09-04 2010-06-11
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Apache 'mod_proxy_http' Timeout Detection Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6931 windows
DEPRECATED: Apache 'mod_proxy_http' Timeout Handling Information Disclosure Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11491 windows
Timeout detection flaw (mod_proxy_http) oval:org.apache.httpd:def:20102068
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-2010-2068

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Apache Http Server 2.3.4 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Apache Http Server 2.3.5 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apache Http Server 9

- References For CVE-2010-2068[email protected]%3E
MLIST [httpd-announce] 20100611 [advisory] httpd Timeout detection flaw (mod_proxy_http) CVE-2010-2068 CONFIRM CONFIRM
BID 40827 Apache 'mod_proxy_http' Timeout Handling Information Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2013-07-16
REDHAT RHSA-2011:0896
APPLE APPLE-SA-2011-03-21-1
BUGTRAQ 20100611 [advisory] httpd Timeout detection flaw (mod_proxy_http) CVE-2010-2068 CONFIRM
XF apache-modproxyhttp-timeout-info-disc(59413)
SECTRACK 1024096
MLIST [apache-announce] 20100725 [ANNOUNCEMENT] Apache HTTP Server 2.2.16 Released

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-2068

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

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