#VU35713 Buffer overflow


Published: 2020-08-08

Vulnerability identifier: #VU35713

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-11984

CWE-ID: CWE-119

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 execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error in od_proxy_uwsgi module. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted request to the web server, trigger memory corruption and gain access to sensitive information or execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Apache HTTP Server: 2.4.32 - 2.4.43


CPE

External links
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2020/08/08/1
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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