Apache HTTP Server up to 1.1 nph-test-cgi information disclosure

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A vulnerability was found in Apache HTTP Server up to 1.1 (Web Server) and classified as critical. Affected by this issue is an unknown functionality of the file nph-test-cgi. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-200. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was shared 12/10/1996. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-1999-0045. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 10165 (NCDSA HTTPd nph-test-cgi Arbitrary Directory Listing), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family CGI abuses.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. Attack attempts may be identified with Snort ID 829. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 889.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 686), X-Force (289), Vulnerability Center (SBV-197) and Tenable (10165).


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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.0

VulDB Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Temp Score: 7.0
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Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-200
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 10165
Nessus Name: NCDSA HTTPd nph-test-cgi Arbitrary Directory Listing
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Snort ID: 829
Snort Message: SERVER-WEBAPP nph-test-cgi access
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12/10/1996 🔍
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06/22/1999 +924 days 🔍
10/23/2002 +1219 days 🔍
06/17/2014 +4255 days 🔍
04/18/2016 +671 days 🔍
04/16/2019 +1093 days 🔍


Vendor: https://www.apache.org/

Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-1999-0045 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 686
X-Force: 289
Vulnerability Center: 197 - nph-test-cgi file listing, High


Created: 06/17/2014 05:58 PM
Updated: 04/16/2019 03:11 PM
Changes: (2) source_securityfocus source_tippingpoint_id
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