CVE-2014-3583

NameCVE-2014-3583
DescriptionThe handle_headers function in mod_proxy_fcgi.c in the mod_proxy_fcgi module in the Apache HTTP Server 2.4.10 allows remote FastCGI servers to cause a denial of service (buffer over-read and daemon crash) via long response headers.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
apache2 (PTS)jessie (security), jessie2.4.10-10+deb8u12fixed
stretch2.4.25-3+deb9u6fixed
stretch (security)2.4.25-3+deb9u4fixed
buster, sid2.4.37-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
apache2source(unstable)2.4.10-8low
apache2sourcesqueeze(not affected)
apache2sourcewheezy(not affected)

Notes

[wheezy] - apache2 <not-affected> (no mod_proxy_fcgi in 2.2)
[squeeze] - apache2 <not-affected> (no mod_proxy_fcgi in 2.2)
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/httpd/httpd/trunk/modules/proxy/mod_proxy_fcgi.c?r1=1618401&r2=1638818
Only exploitable by a malicious fcgi script.

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