136 : Multiple Vendor phf CGI Arbitrary Command Execution
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
1996-03-20

Description

Apache Software Foundation Apache and NCSA httpd contain a flaw that may allow a malicious user to execute arbitrary commands. The issue is triggered when a remote attacker requests the 'phf' program with a specially crafted argument, which will execute arbitrary commands on the target machine. This flaw may lead to a loss of integrity.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Exploit: Exploit Public
OSVDB: Web Related

Solution

Currently, there are no known upgrades or patches to correct this issue. It is possible to correct the flaw by implementing the following workaround: Remove the 'phf' script from the web server

Products

The Apache Software Foundation
Apache
0.8.x
1.0.1
1.0.2
1.0.3
NCSA
httpd
1.1
1.2
1.3
1.4.2
1.5c

References

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Credit

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CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 10.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2003-12-31 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_2 Integrity_impact_2 Availability_impact_2

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