#VU20373 Out-of-bounds write


Published: 2019-08-23 | Updated: 2019-08-23

Vulnerability identifier: #VU20373

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-10081

CWE-ID: CWE-787

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 perform denial of service attack.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing HTTP/2 requests within the mod_http2 module, configured with "H2PushResource". A remote attacker can send specially crafted HTTP/2 requests to the affected server and perform denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Apache HTTP Server: 2.4.20 - 2.4.39


CPE

External links
http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_24.html


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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