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.

Statement

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Low. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

Red Hat JBoss EWS 1:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Low. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

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

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Red Hat Security Errata

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

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat JBoss EWS 1 httpd Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 httpd Will not fix
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.
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