#VU64078 Inconsistent interpretation of HTTP requests


Published: 2022-06-08

Vulnerability identifier: #VU64078

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 5.3 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-26377

CWE-ID: CWE-444

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 perform HTTP request smuggling attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to improper validation of HTTP requests in mod_proxy_ajp. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP request to the server and smuggle requests to the AJP server it forwards requests to.

Successful exploitation of vulnerability may allow an attacker to poison HTTP cache and perform phishing attacks.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Apache HTTP Server: 2.0 - 2.4.53


CPE

External links
http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_24.html#2.4.54


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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