Skip to navigation

CVE Database

CVE-2013-1862

Impact: Low
Public: 2013-04-19
Bugzilla: 953729: CVE-2013-1862 httpd: mod_rewrite allows terminal escape sequences to be written to the log file
IAVA: 2013-A-0146

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

mod_rewrite.c in the mod_rewrite module in the Apache HTTP Server 2.2.x before 2.2.25 writes data to a log file without sanitizing non-printable characters, which might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via an HTTP request containing an escape sequence for a terminal emulator.

Find out more about CVE-2013-1862 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 5.1
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

Find out more about Red Hat support for the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS).

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (httpd) RHSA-2013:0815 May 13, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (httpd) RHSA-2013:0815 May 13, 2013
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 for RHEL 5 Server RHSA-2013:1207 September 04, 2013
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 for RHEL 6 Server RHSA-2013:1208 September 04, 2013
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.1 RHSA-2013:1209 September 04, 2013
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 2 for RHEL 5 Server (httpd) RHSA-2013:1133 August 05, 2013
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 2 for RHEL 6 Server (httpd) RHSA-2013:1133 August 05, 2013
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 2.0 RHSA-2013:1134 August 05, 2013

External References

This page is generated automatically and has not been checked for errors or omissions.

For clarification or corrections please contact the Red Hat Security Response Team.