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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-0231

The mod_cgid module in the Apache HTTP Server before 2.4.10 does not have a timeout mechanism, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (process hang) via a request to a CGI script that does not read from its stdin file descriptor.
Publish Date : 2014-07-20 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
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:28909 unix
RHSA-2014:0920: httpd security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25379 unix
RHSA-2014:0920: httpd security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20140920 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
SUSE-SU-2014:0967-1 -- Security update for the Apache Web Server oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26461 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:1081-1 -- Security update for apache2 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26845 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:1082-1 -- Security update for apache2 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26836 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:1080-1 -- Security update for apache2 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26498 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-2014-0231

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apache Http Server - Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.25 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.26 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.27 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Apache Http Server 2.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Apache Http Server 2.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Apache Http Server 2.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Apache Http Server 2.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Apache Http Server 2.4.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Apache Http Server 2.4.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Apache Http Server 2.4.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Apache Http Server 2.4.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apache Http Server 34

- References For CVE-2014-0231 CONFIRM
BID 68742 Apache HTTP Server CVE-2014-0231 Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2015-07-28 CONFIRM
REDHAT RHSA-2014:1019
REDHAT RHSA-2014:1020
HP SSRT102254

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-0231

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

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