#VU53779 Improper Privilege Management


Published: 2021-06-03

Vulnerability identifier: #VU53779

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 4.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-13938

CWE-ID: CWE-269

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Apache HTTP Server
Server applications / Web servers

Vendor: Apache Foundation

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to stop the service.

The vulnerability exists due to improper privilege management. A local user can on the Windows system can stop the Apache HTTP server service.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Apache HTTP Server: 2.4 - 2.4.46


CPE

External links
http://downloads.apache.org/httpd/CHANGES_2.4.48


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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


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