Apache < 1.3.31 / 2.0.49 Error Log Escape Sequence Injection

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1221

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a flaw in the way that it displays log files

Description

The target host 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.

Solution

Upgrade to Apache version 1.3.31, 2.0.49 or newer.

See Also

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2003-244.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2003-243.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2003-139.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2003-104.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2003-083.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2003-082.html

http://www.apacheweek.com/features/security-13

http://www.apacheweek.com/features/security-20

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 1221

File Name: 1221.prm

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/02/05

Dependencies: 3057

Nessus ID: 12239

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 7.4

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apache:http_server

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2003-0083, CVE-2003-0020

BID: 9930

OSVDB: 4382, 9711