Apache HTTP Server up to 2.2.3 mod_rewrite numeric error

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, has been found in Apache HTTP Server up to 2.2.3 (Web Server). Affected by this issue is some unknown processing of the component mod_rewrite. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-189. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was shared 07/28/2006 by Mark Dowd with ISS X-Force (Website). The advisory is available at apache.org. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2006-3747 since 07/20/2006. Access to the local network is required for this attack to succeed. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. Technical details are unknown but a public exploit is available.

After 4 weeks, there has been an exploit disclosed. It is declared as highly functional. The exploit is available at saintcorporation.com. As 0-day the estimated underground price was around $25k-$100k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 22152 (Slackware 10.0 / 10.1 / 10.2 / 8.1 / 9.0 / 9.1 / current : Apache httpd (SSA:2006-209-01)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Slackware Local Security Checks and running in the context local. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 86846 (HP System Management Homepage Code Execution and Denial of Service).

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at httpd.apache.org. The best possible mitigation is suggested to be upgrading to the latest version. A possible mitigation has been published 4 days after the disclosure of the vulnerability. Attack attempts may be identified with Snort ID 11679.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (28063), SecurityTracker (ID 1016601), Tenable (22152) and Exploit-DB (2237). The entries 2699, 2701 and 2700 are related to this item.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.3
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VulDB Base Score: 6.3
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Class: Unknown
CWE: CWE-189
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Partially

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Access: Public
Status: Highly functional
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Nessus ID: 22152
Nessus Name: Slackware 10.0 / 10.1 / 10.2 / 8.1 / 9.0 / 9.1 / current : Apache httpd (SSA:2006-209-01)
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OpenVAS ID: 57201
OpenVAS Name: Debian Security Advisory DSA 1131-1 (apache)
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Saint ID: exploit_info/apache_rewrite_ldap
Saint Name: Apache mod_rewrite LDAP URL buffer overflow

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MetaSploit ID: apache_mod_rewrite_ldap.rb
MetaSploit Name: Apache Module mod_rewrite LDAP Protocol Buffer Overflow
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: apache.org
Patch: httpd.apache.org

Snort ID: 11679


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Vendor: apache.org

Advisory: apache.org
Researcher: Mark Dowd
Organization: ISS X-Force
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2006-3747 (🔍)
X-Force: 28063
SecurityTracker: 1016601 - Apache mod_rewrite Off-by-one Error Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityFocus: 19204 - Apache Mod_Rewrite Off-By-One Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
Secunia: 21197 - Apache mod_rewrite Off-By-One Buffer Overflow Vulnerability, Moderately Critical
OSVDB: 27588 - Apache HTTP Server mod_rewrite LDAP Protocol URL Handling Overflow
Vupen: ADV-2006-3017

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013
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Created: 07/28/2006 04:15 PM
Updated: 03/13/2021 11:12 AM
Changes: (1) source_nessus_risk
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