Apache HTTP Server 2.0.51 Satisfy Directive Remote Code Execution

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A vulnerability was found in Apache HTTP Server 2.0.51 (Web Server). It has been classified as critical. Affected is an unknown code block. The manipulation of the argument Satisfy Directive with an unknown input leads to a remote code execution vulnerability. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was disclosed 09/23/2004 by Apache Week with Apache Week (Website). The advisory is shared for download at apacheweek.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2004-0811 since 08/25/2004. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 14803 (Apache <= 2.0.51 Satisfy Directive Access Control Bypass), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Web Servers and running in the context l.

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 1 days after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (17473) and Tenable (14803).








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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: Remote Code Execution
CWE: Unknown
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 14803
Nessus Name: Apache <= 2.0.51 Satisfy Directive Access Control Bypass
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OpenVAS ID: 835139
OpenVAS Name: HP StorageWorks Default Accounts and Directory Traversal Vulnerabilities
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ATK: 259

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Patch: httpd.apache.org


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Vendor: apache.org

Advisory: apacheweek.com
Researcher: Apache Week
Organization: Apache Week
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2004-0811 (🔍)
X-Force: 17473 - Apache HTTP Server Satisfy directive allows access to resources, Medium Risk
SecurityTracker: 1011385 - Apache Satsify Directive Error May Let Remote Users Access Restricted Resources
Vulnerability Center: 5444 - Apache 2.0.51 Allows Gaining Access via \x27Satisfy\x27 Directive, High
SecurityFocus: 11239 - Apache Satisfy Directive Access Control Bypass Vulnerability
Secunia: 12633 - Apache "Satisfy" Directive Access Control Bypass Security Issue, Moderately Critical
OSVDB: 10218 - Apache HTTP Server Satisfy Directive Access Control Bypass


Created: 09/27/2004 11:55 AM
Updated: 03/09/2021 07:49 PM
Changes: 09/27/2004 11:55 AM (94), 04/16/2019 03:10 PM (7), 03/09/2021 07:49 PM (2)
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