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Category:   Application (Web Server/CGI)  >   mod_perl Vendors:   Apache Software Foundation
mod_perl Input Validation Flaw in PerlRun Module Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018259
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1018259
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-1349   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 18 2007
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 1.30
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in mod_perl. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

The Apache::PerlRun module does not properly escape user-supplied data in the PATH_INFO variable before using the data in evaluating a regular expression. A remote user can request a specially crafted URL to potentially cause mod_perl to consume excessive CPU resources on the target system.

Randal L. Schwartz reported this vulnerability in March 2007.

The original advisory is available at:

http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/modperl/modperl/92739

Impact:   A remote user can cause excessive resource consumption on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (1.30).
Vendor URL:  perl.apache.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Jun 18 2007 (Red Hat Issues Fix) mod_perl Input Validation Flaw in PerlRun Module Lets Remote Users Deny Service
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1.
Jun 20 2007 (Red Hat Issues Fix) mod_perl Input Validation Flaw in PerlRun Module Lets Remote Users Deny Service
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Application Stack.
May 20 2008 (Red Hat Issues Fix for Red Hat Network Proxy Server) mod_perl Input Validation Flaw in PerlRun Module Lets Remote Users Deny Service
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Network Proxy 5.0.
Apr 7 2009 (Sun Issues Fix) mod_perl Input Validation Flaw in PerlRun Module Lets Remote Users Deny Service
Sun has issued a fix for Solaris 10 and OpenSolaris.



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