Apache mod_proxy_http timeout information disclosure

apache-modproxyhttp-timeout-info-disc (59413) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Apache could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by an error in mod_proxy_http when handling timeouts. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain information via server responses.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 3.7
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of Apache httpd (2.2.16-dev or later), available from the Apache Web site. See References.

For other distributions:
Apply the appropriate update for your system. See References.

References:

  • Apache Web site: important: Timeout detection flaw (mod_proxy_http) CVE-2010-2068.
  • Apple Web site: About the security content of Mac OS X v10.6.7 and Security Update 2011-001.
  • HP Security Bulletin HPSBMA02568 SSRT100219: HP System Management Homepage (SMH) for Linux and Windows, Remote Cross Site Scripting (XSS), HTTP Response Splitting, and Other Vulnerabilities.
  • IBM APAR PM16366: mod_proxy_http timeout detection error.
  • IBM APAR PM18904: Fix handling of the URI structure for mod_dav.
  • Oracle Web site: Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - April 2013.
  • Oracle Web Site: Oracle Critical Patch Update - July 2013.
  • BID-40827: Apache 'mod_proxy_http' Timeout Handling Information Disclosure Vulnerability
  • BID-43236: 3Com OfficeConnect Gigabit VPN Firewall (3CREVF100-73) Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
  • BID-43269: HP System Management Homepage Unspecified HTTP Response Splitting Vulnerability
  • CVE-2010-2068: mod_proxy_http.c in mod_proxy_http in the Apache HTTP Server 2.2.9 through 2.2.15, 2.3.4-alpha, and 2.3.5-alpha on Windows, NetWare, and OS/2, in certain configurations involving proxy worker pools, does not properly detect timeouts, which allows remote attackers to obtain a potentially sensitive response intended for a different client in opportunistic circumstances via a normal HTTP request.
  • MDVSA-2010:153: apache
  • OSVDB ID: 65654: Apache HTTP Server mod_proxy_http mod_proxy_http.c Timeout Detection Weakness HTTP Request Response Disclosure
  • SA40206: Apache httpd mod_proxy_http Timeout Handling Information Disclosure
  • SA40824: IBM OS/400 HTTP Server Two Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
  • SA41480: HP System Management Homepage Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA41490: HP System Management Homepage Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA41722: IBM WebSphere Application Server for z/OS Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA42027: IBM HTTP Server Information Disclosure and Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
  • SA42028: IBM HTTP Server mod_dav Denial of Service Vulnerability
  • SECTRACK ID: 1024096: Apache mod_proxy_http May Return Results for a Different Request

Platforms Affected:

  • Apache HTTP Server 2.2.10
  • Apache HTTP Server 2.2.11
  • Apache HTTP Server 2.2.12
  • Apache HTTP Server 2.2.13
  • Apache HTTP Server 2.2.14
  • Apache HTTP Server 2.2.15
  • Apache HTTP Server 2.2.9
  • Apache HTTP Server 2.3.4 Alpha
  • Apache HTTP Server 2.3.5 Alpha
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.6
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.6.1
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.6.2
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.6.3
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.6.4
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.6.5
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.6.6
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.6
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.6.1
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.6.2
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.6.3
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.6.4
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.6.5
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.6.6
  • HP System Management Homepage 6.0
  • HP System Management Homepage 6.1
  • IBM HTTP Server 6.0
  • IBM HTTP Server 6.1
  • IBM HTTP Server 7.0
  • Mandriva Enterprise Server 5
  • Mandriva Enterprise Server 5 X86_64
  • Mandriva Linux 2009.0
  • Mandriva Linux 2009.0 X86_64
  • Oracle HTTP Server

Reported:

Jun 11, 2010

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