CVE-2018-8011

Public on 2018-08-21
Modified on 2018-08-23
Description
By specially crafting HTTP requests, the mod_md challenge handler would dereference a NULL pointer and cause the child process to segfault. This could be used to DoS the server. Fixed in Apache HTTP Server 2.4.34 (Affected 2.4.33).
Severity
Medium
CVSS v3 Base Score
5.3
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 2 httpd 2018-08-21 17:16 ALAS2-2018-1062
Amazon Linux 1 httpd24 2018-08-22 18:56 ALAS-2018-1062

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 5.3 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
NVD CVSSv2 5.0 AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
NVD CVSSv3 7.5 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H