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578168: CVE-2010-1151 mod_auth_shadow: bad wait(2) call causes randomized authorization behaviour

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Race condition in the mod_auth_shadow module for the Apache HTTP Server allows remote attackers to bypass authentication, and read and possibly modify data, via vectors related to improper interaction with an external helper application for validation of credentials.

Find out more about CVE-2010-1151 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 6.4
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat would like to thank John Sullivan for responsibly reporting this flaw.
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