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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-8566

The mod_auth_mellon module before 0.8.1 allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information or cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) via unspecified vectors related to a "session overflow" involving "sessions overlapping in memory."
Publish Date : 2014-11-15 Last Update Date : 2015-11-20
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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 Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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 ServiceOverflowObtain Information
CWE ID 200

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ELSA-2014-1803 -- mod_auth_mellon security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28281 unix
RHSA-2014:1803 -- mod_auth_mellon security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28374 unix
RHSA-2014:1803: mod_auth_mellon security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20141803 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-2014-8566

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Oracle Linux 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Uninett Mod Auth Mellon 0.8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Oracle Linux 1
Uninett Mod Auth Mellon 1

- References For CVE-2014-8566
MLIST [modmellon] 20141103 Information disclosure vulnerability in version 0.8.0 of mod_auth_mellon CONFIRM CONFIRM
REDHAT RHSA-2014:1803

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-8566

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