Vulnerability identifier: #VU64086
Vulnerability risk: Medium
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
Vendor: Apache Foundation
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
The vulnerability exists due to mod_sed does not properly control consumption of internal resources, if the web server is configured to do transformations with mod_sed in contexts where the input to mod_sed may be very large. A remote attacker can trigger resource exhaustion and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
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Vulnerable software versions
Apache HTTP Server: 2.4.53
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.