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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-0118

The deflate_in_filter function in mod_deflate.c in the mod_deflate module in the Apache HTTP Server before 2.4.10, when request body decompression is enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (resource consumption) via crafted request data that decompresses to a much larger size.
Publish Date : 2014-07-20 Last Update Date : 2017-12-08
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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 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) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 399

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-2989-1 -- apache2 - security update oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26259 unix
ELSA-2014-0920 -- httpd security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27060 unix
ELSA-2014-0921 -- httpd security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27351 unix
HP-UX Apache Server Suite running Apache Tomcat or PHP, Remote Denial of Service (DoS) and Other Vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28681 unix
RHSA-2014:0920: httpd security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20140920 unix
RHSA-2014:0920: httpd security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25379 unix
RHSA-2014:0921: httpd security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20140921 unix
RHSA-2014:0921: httpd security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25253 unix
USN-2299-1 -- apache2 vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25884 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-2014-0118

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apache Http Server 2.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Apache Http Server 2.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Apache Http Server 2.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Apache Http Server 2.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Apache Http Server 2.4.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Apache Http Server 2.4.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Apache Http Server 2.4.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Apache Http Server 2.4.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apache Http Server 8

- References For CVE-2014-0118 CONFIRM CONFIRM
BID 68745 Apache HTTP Server CVE-2014-0118 Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2015-07-28 CONFIRM
APPLE APPLE-SA-2015-04-08-2
HP SSRT102066
HP SSRT102254

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-0118

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

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