Apache < 2.0.51 IPv6 Remote Buffer Overflow

Medium Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 800560


The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.


The remote host is running a vulnerable version of Apache. It is reported that versions prior to 2.0.51 are prone to a remote buffer overflow when parsing an URI sent over IPv6. An attacker may use this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the remote host or to deny service to legitimate users.


Upgrade to Apache 2.0.51 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 800560

File Name: 800560.prm

Family: Web Servers

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.1

Temporal Score: 3.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0809, CVE-2004-0786

BID: 11187