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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-1862

mod_rewrite.c in the mod_rewrite module in the Apache HTTP Server 2.2.x before 2.2.25 writes data to a log file without sanitizing non-printable characters, which might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via an HTTP request containing an escape sequence for a terminal emulator.
Publish Date : 2013-06-10 Last Update Date : 2017-09-18
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 310

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Apache HTTP vulnerability from 2.2.x before 2.2.25 in VisualSVN Server (CVE-2013-1862) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18790 windows
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2013-0815 -- httpd security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27568 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2013:0815: httpd security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23465 unix
ELSA-2013:0815: httpd security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24116 unix
HP-UX Apache Web Server, Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code, Denial of Service (DoS) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19534 unix
RHSA-2013:0815: httpd security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21067 unix
RHSA-2013:0815: httpd security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20130815 unix
SUSE-SU-2013:1381-1 -- Security update for Apache2 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25551 unix
SUSE-SU-2013:1824-1 -- Security update for Apache2 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25300 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:1082-1 -- Security update for apache2 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26836 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2013-1862

# 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
22 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apache Http Server 24

- References For CVE-2013-1862 CONFIRM CONFIRM
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:1337
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:1340
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:1341 CONFIRM
BID 59826 Apache HTTP Server Terminal Escape Sequence in Logs Command Injection Vulnerability Release Date:2015-07-07
BID 64758 RETIRED: Oracle January 2014 Critical Patch Update Multiple Vulnerabilities Release Date:2014-09-30
CISCO 20130822 Apache HTTP Server mod_rewrite Log File Manipulation Vulnerability CONFIRM
REDHAT RHSA-2013:1208
REDHAT RHSA-2013:1207
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0815

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-1862

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