#VU64088 Out-of-bounds read

Published: 2022-06-08

Vulnerability identifier: #VU64088

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 5.9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-30556


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Apache HTTP Server
Server applications / Web servers

Vendor: Apache Foundation


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary condition when processing HTTP requests in mod_lua with websockets. A remote attacker can force the module to return lengths to applications calling r:wsread() that point past the end of the storage allocated for the buffer and gain access to sensitive information.

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Vulnerable software versions

Apache HTTP Server: 2.0 - 2.4.53


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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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