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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2015-0228

The lua_websocket_read function in lua_request.c in the mod_lua module in the Apache HTTP Server through 2.4.12 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (child-process crash) by sending a crafted WebSocket Ping frame after a Lua script has called the wsupgrade function.
Publish Date : 2015-03-07 Last Update Date : 2018-10-30
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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 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 Service

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
SUSE-SU-2015:0974-1 -- Security update for apache2 (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28696 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-2015-0228

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apache Http Server 2.4.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.10.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 5.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 10.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Opensuse Opensuse 13.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apache Http Server 1
Apple Mac Os X 1
Apple Mac Os X Server 1
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 4
Opensuse Opensuse 1

- References For CVE-2015-0228 CONFIRM
BID 73041 Apache HTTP Server 'mod_lua' Module Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2016-07-20
BID 91787 Oracle July 2016 Critical Patch Update Multiple Vulnerabilities Release Date:2018-10-15
SECTRACK 1032967
APPLE APPLE-SA-2015-08-13-2
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:0418 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2015-0228

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