Apache HTTP Server 2.4.1 to 2.4.4, 2.4.6, 2.4.7, 2.4.9 Multiple Vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8343
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Synopsis

The remote web server is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

Versions of Apache HTTP server 2.4.1 to 2.4.4, 2.4.6, 2.4.7, and 2.4.9 are unpatched for the following vulnerabilities:

- Memory consumption denial of service in WinNT MPM, which affects installations on the Windows platform (CVE-2014-3523)

- Race condition in scoreboard handling, which may potentially result in an exploitable heap buffer overflow (CVE-2014-0226)

- Denial of service when the 'mod_deflate' module attempts to process highly compressed bodies (CVE-2014-0118)

- Denial of service in 'mod_cgid' module when certain CGI scripts do not consume standard input and thus linger indefinitely, eventually causing the server to hang (CVE-2014-0231)

Solution

Upgrade to Apache HTTP Server 2.4.10, or later.

See Also

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

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 8343

Family: Web Servers

Published: 7/29/2014

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 1442

Nessus ID: 76745

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 5.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.4.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Patch Publication Date: 7/15/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/14/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0226, CVE-2014-0231, CVE-2014-0118, CVE-2014-3523

BID: 68678, 68742, 68745, 68747

IAVA: 2015-A-0149, 2014-A-0172, 2015-A-0060