CVE-2014-0231

MEDIUM

Description

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.

References

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0304.html

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0305.html

http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_24.html

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Apr/msg00001.html

http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=143403519711434&w=2

http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=143748090628601&w=2

http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=144050155601375&w=2

http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=144493176821532&w=2

http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/130769/RSA-Digital-Certificate-Solution-XSS-Denial-Of-Service.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1019.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1020.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1021.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/60536

http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/httpd/httpd/branches/2.2.x/CHANGES

http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/httpd/httpd/trunk/modules/generators/mod_cgid.c

http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/httpd/httpd/trunk/modules/generators/mod_cgid.c?r1=1482522&r2=1535125&diff_format=h

http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/httpd/httpd/trunk/modules/generators/mod_cgid.c?r1=1565711&r2=1610509&diff_format=h

http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-2989

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2014:142

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujan2015-1972971.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/68742

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1120596

https://h20564.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c04832246

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

https://puppet.com/security/cve/cve-2014-0231

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201504-03

https://support.apple.com/HT204659

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2014-07-20

Updated: 2018-10-30

Type: CWE-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM