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Apache Mod_Proxy Remote Negative Content-Length Buffer Overflow

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4863

Heap-based buffer overflow in proxy_util.c for mod_proxy in Apache 1.3.25 to 1.3.31 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (process crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a negative Content-Length HTTP header field which causes a large amount of data to be copied.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Sun Solaris 8
  • Sun Solaris 9
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2004-0492
Product(s):
  • Apache