4552 : Apache HTTP Server Shared Memory Scoreboard DoS
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8 1850 about 10 years ago over 1 year ago 2 times 90%

Timeline

Disclosure Date
2002-10-03
Time to Exploit
37 days

Description

Apache HTTP server contains a flaw that may allow a local denial of service. The issue is triggered when a local user with privileges as the Apache UID sends a SIGUSR1 signal to any process as root, resulting in loss of availability of the system.

Classification

Location: Local Access Required
Impact: Loss of Availability
Exploit: Exploit Public

Solution

Upgrade to Apache version 1.3.27 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

The Apache Software Foundation
Apache
1.3.26
1.3.24
1.3.22
1.3.20
1.3.19
1.3.17
1.3.14
1.3.12
1.3.11
1.3.9
1.3.6
1.3.4
1.3.3
1.3.2
1.3.1
1.3.0
Oracle Corporation
Database Server
8.1.7.x
9.0.1.x
9.2.x
Oracle9i Application Server
1.0.2.x
9.0.2.x

References

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Credit

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CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 7.2
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2003-12-31 | Disagree?

Access_vector_0 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_2 Integrity_impact_2 Availability_impact_2

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