NCSA httpd up to 1.5.2a campas Sample Script privileges management

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in NCSA httpd up to 1.5.2a (Web Server). This vulnerability affects an unknown code block of the component campas Sample Script. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-269. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was disclosed 06/15/1997 by Francisco Torres with Cisco as not defined posting (Bugtraq). The advisory is available at This vulnerability was named CVE-1999-0146. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 10035 (NCSA Campas cgi-bin Arbitrary Command Execution), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family CGI abuses and running in the context remote.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. Attack attempts may be identified with Snort ID 847. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 722.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 1975), X-Force (298), Vulnerability Center (SBV-212) and Tenable (10035).





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

VulDB Base Score: 7.3
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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-269
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 10035
Nessus Name: NCSA Campas cgi-bin Arbitrary Command Execution
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Snort ID: 847
Snort Message: SERVER-WEBAPP campas access
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Researcher: Francisco Torres
Organization: Cisco
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-1999-0146 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 1975 - NCSA HTTPd campas sample script Vulnerability
X-Force: 298
Vulnerability Center: 212 - NCSA httpd Campas cgi-bin file executes remote commands, Medium


Created: 06/18/2014 12:53 PM
Updated: 05/05/2019 04:14 PM
Changes: (1) source_tippingpoint_id
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