Apache < 1.3.31 / 2.0.49 Log Entry Terminal Escape Sequence Injection

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2014 George A. Theall


Synopsis :

The remote web server is affected by a log injection vulnerability.

Description :

The target is running an Apache web server that allows for the
injection of arbitrary escape sequences into its error logs. An
attacker might use this vulnerability in an attempt to exploit similar
vulnerabilities in terminal emulators.

***** Nessus has determined the vulnerability exists only by looking
at ***** the Server header returned by the web server running on the
target.

Solution :

Upgrade to Apache version 1.3.31 or 2.0.49 or newer.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 12239 (apache_log_injection.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 9930

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0020