Apache < 2.0.48 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2175


The remote host is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack.


The remote host appears to be running a version of Apache 2.x that is older than 2.0.48. This version is vulnerable to a bug that may allow a rogue CGI to disable the httpd service by issuing over 4K of data to stderr. To exploit this flaw, an attacker would need the ability to upload a rogue CGI script to this server and to have it executed by the Apache daemon (httpd).


Upgrade to version 2.0.48 or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 2175

Family: Web Servers

Published: 8/30/2004

Updated: 3/6/2019

Nessus ID: 11853

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.4

Temporal Score: 8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2003-0542, CVE-2003-0789, CVE-2002-0061, CVE-2004-0087, CVE-2004-0090, CVE-2004-0092, CVE-2004-0085, CVE-2004-0086, CVE-2004-0088

BID: 4335, 8911, 9504, 8926