CVE-2011-3607

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2011-11-02
Bugzilla:
769844: CVE-2011-3607 httpd: ap_pregsub Integer overflow to buffer overflow

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer overflow in the ap_pregsub function in server/util.c in the Apache HTTP Server 2.0.x through 2.0.64 and 2.2.x through 2.2.21, when the mod_setenvif module is enabled, allows local users to gain privileges via a .htaccess file with a crafted SetEnvIf directive, in conjunction with a crafted HTTP request header, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow.

Find out more about CVE-2011-3607 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 4.4
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 1.0 (httpd) RHSA-2012:0543 2012-05-07
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 1.0 for RHEL 6 Server (httpd) RHSA-2012:0542 2012-05-07
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 1.0 for RHEL 5 Server (httpd) RHSA-2012:0542 2012-05-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (httpd) RHSA-2012:0128 2012-02-13
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (httpd) RHSA-2012:0323 2012-02-21

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 httpd Will not fix