CVE-2009-1891

HIGH

Description

The mod_deflate module in Apache httpd 2.2.11 and earlier compresses large files until completion even after the associated network connection is closed, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption).

References

http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=534712

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Nov/msg00000.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-10/msg00006.html

http://marc.info/?l=apache-httpd-dev&m=124621326524824&w=2

http://marc.info/?l=apache-httpd-dev&m=124661528519546&w=2

http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=129190899612998&w=2

http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=130497311408250&w=2

http://osvdb.org/55782

http://secunia.com/advisories/35721

http://secunia.com/advisories/35781

http://secunia.com/advisories/35793

http://secunia.com/advisories/35865

http://secunia.com/advisories/37152

http://secunia.com/advisories/37221

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200907-04.xml

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3937

http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0142

http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0142

http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1834

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:149

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1156.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/507857/100/0/threaded

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022529

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-802-1

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1841

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3184

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1PK91361

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1PK99480

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=509125

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A12361

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8632

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9248

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1148.html

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-August/msg01363.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2009-07-10

Updated: 2018-10-30

Type: CWE-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.1

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH