Vulnerability identifier: #VU61285
Vulnerability risk: High
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
Vendor: Apache Foundation
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.
The vulnerability exists due to integer overflow within the ap_escape_html2() function when parsing LimitXMLRequestBody. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted request to the web server, trigger an integer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.
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Vulnerable software versions
Apache HTTP Server: 2.4.0 - 2.4.52
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?