ID CVE-2005-2728
Summary The byte-range filter in Apache 2.0 before 2.0.54 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via an HTTP header with a large Range field.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • Apache Software Foundation Apache HTTP Server 2.0
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0
  • Apache Software Foundation Apache HTTP Server 2.0.9a
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.9
  • Apache Software Foundation Apache HTTP Server 2.0.28
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.28
  • Apache Software Foundation Apache HTTP Server 2.0.28 Beta
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.28:beta
  • Apache Software Foundation Apache HTTP Server 2.0.32
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.32
  • Apache Software Foundation Apache HTTP Server 2.0.35
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.35
  • Apache Software Foundation Apache HTTP Server 2.0.36
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.36
  • Apache Software Foundation Apache HTTP Server 2.0.37
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.37
  • Apache Software Foundation Apache HTTP Server 2.0.38
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.38
  • Apache Software Foundation Apache HTTP Server 2.0.39
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.39
  • Apache Software Foundation Apache HTTP Server 2.0.40
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.40
  • Apache Software Foundation Apache HTTP Server 2.0.41
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.41
  • Apache Software Foundation Apache HTTP Server 2.0.42
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.42
  • Apache Software Foundation Apache HTTP Server 2.0.43
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.43
  • Apache Software Foundation Apache HTTP Server 2.0.44
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.44
  • Apache Software Foundation Apache HTTP Server 2.0.45
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.45
  • Apache Software Foundation Apache HTTP Server 2.0.46
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.46
  • Apache Software Foundation Apache HTTP Server 2.0.47
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.47
  • Apache Software Foundation Apache HTTP Server 2.0.48
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.48
  • Apache Software Foundation Apache HTTP Server 2.0.49
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.49
  • Apache Software Foundation Apache HTTP Server 2.0.50
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.50
  • Apache Software Foundation Apache HTTP Server 2.0.51
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.51
  • Apache Software Foundation Apache HTTP Server 2.0.52
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.52
  • Apache Software Foundation Apache HTTP Server 2.0.53
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.53
CVSS
Base: 5.0 (as of 30-08-2005 - 08:59)
Impact:
Exploitability:
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
NONE NONE PARTIAL
nessus via4
  • NASL family Gentoo Local Security Checks
    NASL id GENTOO_GLSA-200508-15.NASL
    description The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200508-15 (Apache 2.0: Denial of Service vulnerability) Filip Sneppe discovered that Apache improperly handles byterange requests to CGI scripts. Impact : A remote attacker may access vulnerable scripts in a malicious way, exhausting all RAM and swap space on the server, resulting in a Denial of Service of the Apache server. Workaround : There is no known workaround at this time.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-19
    plugin id 19535
    published 2005-08-30
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=19535
    title GLSA-200508-15 : Apache 2.0: Denial of Service vulnerability
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2005-608.NASL
    description Updated Apache httpd packages that correct two security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4. This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team. The Apache HTTP Server is a popular and freely-available Web server. A flaw was discovered in mod_ssl's handling of the 'SSLVerifyClient' directive. This flaw occurs if a virtual host is configured using 'SSLVerifyClient optional' and a directive 'SSLVerifyClient required' is set for a specific location. For servers configured in this fashion, an attacker may be able to access resources that should otherwise be protected, by not supplying a client certificate when connecting. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project assigned the name CVE-2005-2700 to this issue. A flaw was discovered in Apache httpd where the byterange filter would buffer certain responses into memory. If a server has a dynamic resource such as a CGI script or PHP script that generates a large amount of data, an attacker could send carefully crafted requests in order to consume resources, potentially leading to a Denial of Service. (CVE-2005-2728) Users of Apache httpd should update to these errata packages that contain backported patches to correct these issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-15
    plugin id 19673
    published 2005-09-12
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=19673
    title RHEL 3 / 4 : httpd (RHSA-2005:608)
  • NASL family Debian Local Security Checks
    NASL id DEBIAN_DSA-805.NASL
    description Several problems have been discovered in Apache2, the next generation, scalable, extendable web server. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems : - CAN-2005-1268 Marc Stern discovered an off-by-one error in the mod_ssl Certificate Revocation List (CRL) verification callback. When Apache is configured to use a CRL this can be used to cause a denial of service. - CAN-2005-2088 A vulnerability has been discovered in the Apache web server. When it is acting as an HTTP proxy, it allows remote attackers to poison the web cache, bypass web application firewall protection, and conduct cross-site scripting attacks, which causes Apache to incorrectly handle and forward the body of the request. - CAN-2005-2700 A problem has been discovered in mod_ssl, which provides strong cryptography (HTTPS support) for Apache that allows remote attackers to bypass access restrictions. - CAN-2005-2728 The byte-range filter in Apache 2.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via an HTTP header with a large Range field.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-20
    plugin id 19612
    published 2005-09-12
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=19612
    title Debian DSA-805-1 : apache2 - several vulnerabilities
  • NASL family HP-UX Local Security Checks
    NASL id HPUX_PHSS_34123.NASL
    description s700_800 11.04 Virtualvault 4.7 OWS (Apache 2.x) update : Potential security vulnerabilities have been identified with Apache running on HP-UX. These vulnerability could be exploited remotely to allow execution of arbitrary code, Denial of Service (DoS), or unauthorized access.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-12
    plugin id 21107
    published 2006-03-21
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=21107
    title HP-UX PHSS_34123 : Apache-based Web Server on HP-UX mod_ssl, proxy_http, Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code, Denial of Service (DoS), and Unauthorized Access (HPSBUX02074 SSRT051251 rev.2)
  • NASL family Mandriva Local Security Checks
    NASL id MANDRAKE_MDKSA-2005-161.NASL
    description A flaw was discovered in mod_ssl's handling of the 'SSLVerifyClient' directive. This flaw occurs if a virtual host is configured using 'SSLVerifyClient optional' and a directive 'SSLVerifyClient required' is set for a specific location. For servers configured in this fashion, an attacker may be able to access resources that should otherwise be protected, by not supplying a client certificate when connecting. (CVE-2005-2700) A flaw was discovered in Apache httpd where the byterange filter would buffer certain responses into memory. If a server has a dynamic resource such as a CGI script or PHP script that generates a large amount of data, an attacker could send carefully crafted requests in order to consume resources, potentially leading to a Denial of Service. (CVE-2005-2728) The updated packages have been patched to address these issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-19
    plugin id 19916
    published 2005-10-05
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=19916
    title Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : apache2 (MDKSA-2005:161)
  • NASL family HP-UX Local Security Checks
    NASL id HPUX_PHSS_34163.NASL
    description s700_800 11.04 Webproxy server 2.1 (Apache 2.x) update : Potential security vulnerabilities have been identified with Apache running on HP-UX. These vulnerability could be exploited remotely to allow execution of arbitrary code, Denial of Service (DoS), or unauthorized access.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-12
    plugin id 21108
    published 2006-03-21
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=21108
    title HP-UX PHSS_34163 : Apache-based Web Server on HP-UX mod_ssl, proxy_http, Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code, Denial of Service (DoS), and Unauthorized Access (HPSBUX02074 SSRT051251 rev.2)
  • NASL family CentOS Local Security Checks
    NASL id CENTOS_RHSA-2005-608.NASL
    description Updated Apache httpd packages that correct two security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4. This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team. The Apache HTTP Server is a popular and freely-available Web server. A flaw was discovered in mod_ssl's handling of the 'SSLVerifyClient' directive. This flaw occurs if a virtual host is configured using 'SSLVerifyClient optional' and a directive 'SSLVerifyClient required' is set for a specific location. For servers configured in this fashion, an attacker may be able to access resources that should otherwise be protected, by not supplying a client certificate when connecting. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project assigned the name CVE-2005-2700 to this issue. A flaw was discovered in Apache httpd where the byterange filter would buffer certain responses into memory. If a server has a dynamic resource such as a CGI script or PHP script that generates a large amount of data, an attacker could send carefully crafted requests in order to consume resources, potentially leading to a Denial of Service. (CVE-2005-2728) Users of Apache httpd should update to these errata packages that contain backported patches to correct these issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 21845
    published 2006-07-03
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=21845
    title CentOS 3 / 4 : httpd (CESA-2005:608)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-177-1.NASL
    description Apache did not honour the 'SSLVerifyClient require' directive within a block if the surrounding block contained a directive 'SSLVerifyClient optional'. This allowed clients to bypass client certificate validation on servers with the above configuration. (CAN-2005-2700) Filip Sneppe discovered a Denial of Service vulnerability in the byte range filter handler. By requesting certain large byte ranges, a remote attacker could cause memory exhaustion in the server. (CAN-2005-2728) The updated libapache-mod-ssl also fixes two older Denial of Service vulnerabilities: A format string error in the ssl_log() function which could be exploited to crash the server (CAN-2004-0700), and a flaw in the SSL cipher negotiation which could be exploited to terminate a session (CAN-2004-0885). Please note that Apache 1.3 and libapache-mod-ssl are not officially supported (they are in the 'universe' component of the Ubuntu archive). Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-19
    plugin id 20587
    published 2006-01-15
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=20587
    title Ubuntu 4.10 / 5.04 : apache2, libapache-mod-ssl vulnerabilities (USN-177-1)
  • NASL family Web Servers
    NASL id APACHE_2_0_55.NASL
    description The remote host appears to be running a version of Apache that is prior to 2.0.55. It is, therefore affected by multiple vulnerabilities : - A security issue exists where 'SSLVerifyClient' is not enforced in per-location context if 'SSLVerifyClient optional' is configured in the vhost configuration. (CVE-2005-2700) - A denial of service vulnerability exists when processing a large byte range request, as well as a flaw in the 'worker.c' module which could allow an attacker to force this service to consume excessive amounts of memory. (CVE-2005-2970) - When Apache is acting as a proxy, it is possible for a remote attacker to poison the web cache, bypass web application firewall protection, and conduct cross-site scripting attacks via an HTTP request with both a 'Transfer-Encoding: chunked' header and a 'Content-Length' header. (CVE-2005-2088) - Multiple integer overflows exists in PCRE in quantifier parsing which could be triggered by a local user through use of a specially crafted regex in an .htaccess file. (CVE-2005-2491) - An issue exists where the byte range filter buffers responses into memory. (CVE-2005-2728) - An off-by-one overflow exists in mod_ssl while printing CRL information at 'LogLevel debug' which could be triggered if configured to use a 'malicious CRL'. (CVE-2005-1268)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-06-29
    plugin id 31656
    published 2008-03-26
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=31656
    title Apache < 2.0.55 Multiple Vulnerabilities
oval via4
  • accepted 2013-04-29T04:00:24.222-04:00
    class vulnerability
    contributors
    • name Aharon Chernin
      organization SCAP.com, LLC
    • name Dragos Prisaca
      organization G2, Inc.
    definition_extensions
    • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
      oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11782
    • comment CentOS Linux 3.x
      oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16651
    • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
      oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11831
    • comment CentOS Linux 4.x
      oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16636
    • comment Oracle Linux 4.x
      oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15990
    description The byte-range filter in Apache 2.0 before 2.0.54 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via an HTTP header with a large Range field.
    family unix
    id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10017
    status accepted
    submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
    title The byte-range filter in Apache 2.0 before 2.0.54 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via an HTTP header with a large Range field.
    version 23
  • accepted 2007-10-02T08:08:08.010-04:00
    class vulnerability
    contributors
    • name Robert L. Hollis
      organization ThreatGuard, Inc.
    • name Todd Dolinsky
      organization Opsware, Inc.
    description The byte-range filter in Apache 2.0 before 2.0.54 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via an HTTP header with a large Range field.
    family unix
    id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1246
    status accepted
    submitted 2006-03-18T07:24:00.000-04:00
    title VirusVault CGI Byterange Request DoS
    version 32
  • accepted 2007-10-02T08:08:10.608-04:00
    class vulnerability
    contributors
    • name Robert L. Hollis
      organization ThreatGuard, Inc.
    • name Todd Dolinsky
      organization Opsware, Inc.
    description The byte-range filter in Apache 2.0 before 2.0.54 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via an HTTP header with a large Range field.
    family unix
    id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1727
    status accepted
    submitted 2006-03-18T07:24:00.000-04:00
    title Webproxy CGI Byterange Request DoS
    version 32
  • accepted 2006-01-25T07:30:00.000-04:00
    class vulnerability
    contributors
    name Robert L. Hollis
    organization ThreatGuard, Inc.
    description The byte-range filter in Apache 2.0 before 2.0.54 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via an HTTP header with a large Range field.
    family unix
    id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:760
    status accepted
    submitted 2005-11-30T12:00:00.000-04:00
    title Apache HTTP Byte-range DoS Vulnerability
    version 32
redhat via4
advisories
rhsa
id RHSA-2005:608
refmap via4
bid 14660
confirm
debian DSA-805
gentoo GLSA-200508-15
hp
  • HPSBUX02074
  • SSRT051251
mandriva MDKSA-2005:161
secunia
  • 16559
  • 16705
  • 16714
  • 16743
  • 16746
  • 16753
  • 16754
  • 16769
  • 16789
  • 16956
  • 17036
  • 17288
  • 17600
  • 17831
  • 17923
  • 18161
  • 18333
  • 18517
  • 19072
sgi 20060101-01-U
sreason 604
sunalert 102198
suse
  • SUSE-SA:2005:051
  • SUSE-SA:2005:052
trustix TSLSA-2005-0059
ubuntu USN-177-1
vupen ADV-2006-0789
xf apache-byterange-dos(22006)
statements via4
contributor Mark J Cox
lastmodified 2008-07-02
organization Apache
statement Fixed in Apache HTTP Server 2.0.55: http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_20.html
Last major update 07-03-2011 - 21:24
Published 30-08-2005 - 07:45
Last modified 19-10-2018 - 11:33
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