Vulnerability identifier: #VU18109
Vulnerability risk: Medium
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
Vendor: Apache Foundation
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform denial of service attack.
The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error within the mod_http2 module when processing HTTP/2 requests. A remote attacker can make the application to access freed memory during string comparison when determining the method of a request and process the request incorrectly.
Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to gain access to sensitive information or perform a denial of service attack.
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Vulnerable software versions
Apache HTTP Server: 2.4.17 - 2.4.38
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?