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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-0053

protocol.c in the Apache HTTP Server 2.2.x through 2.2.21 does not properly restrict header information during construction of Bad Request (aka 400) error documents, which allows remote attackers to obtain the values of HTTPOnly cookies via vectors involving a (1) long or (2) malformed header in conjunction with crafted web script.
Publish Date : 2012-01-27 Last Update Date : 2018-01-17
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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 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) Obtain Information
CWE ID 264

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N 2012-01-26 2012-01-23
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2012-0053 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2012-0323 -- httpd security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27320 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2012-0128 -- httpd security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27894 unix
DSA-2405-1 apache2 -- multiple issues oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15373 unix
ELSA-2012:0128: httpd security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23836 unix
ELSA-2012:0323: httpd security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22998 unix
HP-UX Running Apache, Remote Denial of Service (DoS), Local Increase of Privilege oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19191 unix
RHSA-2012:0128: httpd security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20843 unix
RHSA-2012:0128: httpd security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20120128 unix
RHSA-2012:0323: httpd security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21189 unix
RHSA-2012:0323: httpd security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20120323 unix
SUSE-SU-2013:0469-1 -- Security update for apache2 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26047 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-2012-0053

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apache Http Server 2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apache Http Server 21

- References For CVE-2012-0053 CONFIRM CONFIRM CONFIRM
BID 51706 Apache HTTP Server 'httpOnly' Cookie Information Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2014-08-18
REDHAT RHSA-2012:0543
REDHAT RHSA-2012:0128
HP SSRT100852
REDHAT RHSA-2012:0542
HP SSRT100823
HP SSRT101112
APPLE APPLE-SA-2012-09-19-2
SUSE SUSE-SU-2012:0323

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-0053

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