#VU11284 Security restrictions bypass


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

Vulnerability identifier: #VU11284

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2017-15715

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 on systems that allow uploading of user-specified filenames due to the '<FilesMatch>' expression may not correctly match characters in a filename. A remote attacker can supply a specially crafted filename to potentially bypass security controls that use the '<FilesMatch>' directive.

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-2017-15715


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