CVE-2013-1862

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2013-04-19
IAVA:
2015-A-0149
Bugzilla:
953729: CVE-2013-1862 httpd: mod_rewrite allows terminal escape sequences to be written to the log file

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 dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

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

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 2 for RHEL 6 Server (httpd) RHSA-2013:1133 2013-08-05
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (httpd) RHSA-2013:0815 2013-05-13
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 for RHEL 6 Server RHSA-2013:1208 2013-09-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (httpd) RHSA-2013:0815 2013-05-13
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 for RHEL 5 Server RHSA-2013:1207 2013-09-04
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.1 RHSA-2013:1209 2013-09-04
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 2.0 RHSA-2013:1134 2013-08-05
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 2 for RHEL 5 Server (httpd) RHSA-2013:1133 2013-08-05

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 httpd Affected