Apache HTTP Server DOS device name denial of service
|apache-device-name-dos (11124)||Medium Risk|
Apache HTTP Server is vulnerable to a denial of service attack, caused by a vulnerability in the ap_directory_walk function. By sending an HTTP GET request for a DOS device name to the Web server, a remote attacker could cause the system to crash.
Denial of Service
Upgrade to the latest version of Apache HTTP Server (2.0.44 or later), available from the Apache HTTP Server Project Web site. See References.
- Apache HTTP Server Project Web site: Apache HTTP Server 2.0.49 Released.
- Apache HTTP Server Project Web site: Download - The Apache HTTP Server Project.
- Full-Disclosure Mailing List, Wed Jan 22 2003 - 08:00:58 CST: Path Parsing Errata in Apache HTTP Server .
- BID-6659: Apache Web Server MS-DOS Device Name Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability
- BID-6662: Apache Web Server MS-DOS Device Name Denial Of Service Vulnerability
- CVE-2003-0016: Apache before 2.0.44, when running on unpatched Windows 9x and Me operating systems, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary code via an HTTP request containing MS-DOS device names.
- US-CERT VU#825177: Apache allows arbitrary code execution via crafted POST request containing MS-DOS device name
- US-CERT VU#979793: Apache vulnerable to DoS via request for MS-DOS device
- Apache HTTP Server 2.0.36
- Apache HTTP Server 2.0.37
- Apache HTTP Server 2.0.38
- Apache HTTP Server 2.0.39
- Apache HTTP Server 2.0.40
- Apache HTTP Server 2.0.41
- Apache HTTP Server 2.0.42
- Apache HTTP Server 2.0.43
Jan 22, 2003
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