#VU26528 Use of Uninitialized Variable


Published: 2020-04-02

Vulnerability identifier: #VU26528

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-1934

CWE-ID: CWE-457

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 gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to the "mod_proxy_ftp" may use uninitialized memory when proxying to a malicious FTP server. A remote attacker can gain unauthorized access to sensitive information on the target system.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Apache HTTP Server: 2.4.0 - 2.4.41


CPE

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


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.


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