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Category:   Application (Web Server/CGI)  >   Apache HTTPD Vendors:   Apache Software Foundation
Apache mod_cache Null Pointer Dereference Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1031005
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1031005
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-3581   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 14 2014
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Apache mod_cache. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can send a specially crafted Content-Type header value to trigger a null pointer dereference and cause the target service to crash.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target service to crash.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a source code fix, available at:

http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=1624234

Vendor URL:  httpd.apache.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Dec 10 2014 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Apache mod_cache Null Pointer Dereference Lets Remote Users Deny Service
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Software Collections 1.
Mar 6 2015 (Red Hat Issues Fix for httpd) Apache mod_cache Null Pointer Dereference Lets Remote Users Deny Service
Red Hat has issued a fix for httpd for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.



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