Apache – CVE-2004-0940

Description

Kayran has detected that the Version of Apache HTTP Server being used is vulnerable to Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119).
Also known as CVE-2004-0940.

In The version of Apache HTTP server being used there’s a Buffer Overflow in the get_tag function in mod_include.
Which allow local users who are able to create SSI documents to execute arbitary codes as an Apache user over SSI (called XSSI) documents, which will lead to a length calculation error.

That will lead to information being disclosed, resulting in all system files being revealed. This could impact the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of resources, as well as other remote attack vectors.

Recommendation

To fix CVE-2004-0940, upgrade the version of Apache HTTP Server being used to 1.3.33.

References

https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2004-0940

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/119.html

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