#VU11279 Security restrictions bypass


Published: 2018-03-27 | Updated: 2018-07-14

Vulnerability identifier: #VU11279

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-1312

CWE-ID: CWE-264

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Apache HTTP Server
Server applications / Web servers

Vendor: Apache Foundation

Description
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions on the target system.

The weakness exists in Apache HTTPD mod_auth_digest due to improper generation of HTTP Digest authentication nonce. A remote attacker can replay HTTP requests across the cluster without detection by the target server(s) and bypass replay protection.

Mitigation
Update to version 2.4.32.

Vulnerable software versions

Apache HTTP Server: 2.4.1 - 2.4.29


CPE

External links
http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_24.html#CVE-2018-1312


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