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CVE-2013-2178

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2013-06-08
Bugzilla: 973756: CVE-2013-2178 fail2ban: remote denial of service due to apache log parsing issue

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The apache-auth.conf, apache-nohome.conf, apache-noscript.conf, and apache-overflows.conf files in Fail2ban before 0.8.10 do not properly validate log messages, which allows remote attackers to block arbitrary IP addresses via certain messages in a request.

Find out more about CVE-2013-2178 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

Base Score: 5.0
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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