#VU20374 Input validation error


Published: 2021-06-17

Vulnerability identifier: #VU20374

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-10098

CWE-ID: CWE-20

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: Yes

Vulnerable software:
Apache HTTP Server
Server applications / Web servers

Vendor: Apache Foundation

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass certain security restrictions.

The vulnerability exists due to incorrect handling of encoded line break characters  within rewrite rules. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP request and potentially bypass security restrictions.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Apache HTTP Server: 2.4.0 - 2.4.39


CPE

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


Q & A

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Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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