Apache httpd mod_status Heap Buffer Overflow Remote Code Execution VulnerabilityZDI-14-236: July 16th, 2014
HTTPD Server 2.x
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Apache HTTPD server. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists within the updating of mod_status. A race condition in mod_status allows an attacker to disclose information or corrupt memory with several requests to endpoints with handler server-status and other endpoints. By abusing this flaw, an attacker can possibly disclose credentials or leverage this situation to achieve remote code execution.
Vendor ResponseApache has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2014-05-30 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2014-07-16 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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