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

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

http://secunia.com/advisories/60536

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

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/56c2e7cc9deb1c12a843d0dc251ea7fd3e7e80293cde02fcd65286ba%40%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/84a3714f0878781f6ed84473d1a503d2cc382277e100450209231830%40%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/8d63cb8e9100f28a99429b4328e4e7cebce861d5772ac9863ba2ae6f%40%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/f7f95ac1cd9895db2714fa3ebaa0b94d0c6df360f742a40951384a53%40%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r476d175be0aaf4a17680ef98c5153b4d336eaef76fb2224cc94c463a%40%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r57608dc51b79102f3952ae06f54d5277b649c86d6533dcd6a7d201f7%40%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r75cbe9ea3e2114e4271bbeca7aff96117b50c1b6eb7c4772b0337c1f%40%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r83109088737656fa6307bd99ab40f8ff0269ae58d3f7272d7048494a%40%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r9821b0a32a1d0a1b4947abb6f3630053fcbb2ec905d9a32c2bd4d4ee%40%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r9ea3538f229874c80a10af473856a81fbf5f694cd7f471cc679ba70b%40%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r9f93cf6dde308d42a9c807784e8102600d0397f5f834890708bf6920%40%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/ra7f6aeb28661fbf826969526585f16856abc4615877875f9d3b35ef4%40%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/rad01d817195e6cc871cb1d73b207ca326379a20a6e7f30febaf56d24%40%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/rc998b18880df98bafaade071346690c2bc1444adaa1a1ea464b93f0a%40%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/rcc44594d4d6579b90deccd4536b5d31f099ef563df39b094be286b9e%40%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/rd18c3c43602e66f9cdcf09f1de233804975b9572b0456cc582390b6f%40%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/rd336919f655b7ff309385e34a143e41c503e133da80414485b3abcc9%40%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/rdca61ae990660bacb682295f2a09d34612b7bb5f457577fe17f4d064%40%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/re3d27b6250aa8548b8845d314bb8a350b3df326cacbbfdfe4d455234%40%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/rf6449464fd8b7437704c55f88361b66f12d5b5f90bcce66af4be4ba9%40%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/rfbaf647d52c1cb843e726a0933f156366a806cead84fbd430951591b%40%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E

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

https://support.apple.com/HT204659

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.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujan2015-1972971.html

Details

Source: Mitre, NVD

Published: 2014-07-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Severity: Medium