CVE-2019-10097

Public on 2019-10-18
Modified on 2019-10-30
Description
A vulnerability was discovered in Apache httpd, in mod_remoteip. A trusted proxy using the "PROXY" protocol could send specially crafted headers that can cause httpd to experience a stack buffer overflow or NULL pointer dereference, leading to a crash or other potential consequences. This issue could only be exploited by configured trusted intermediate proxy servers. HTTP clients such as browsers could not exploit the vulnerability.
Severity
Medium
CVSS v3 Base Score
6.6
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 2 httpd 2019-10-28 17:42 ALAS2-2019-1341
Amazon Linux 1 httpd24 2019-10-18 23:22 ALAS-2019-1311

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 6.6 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
NVD CVSSv3 7.2 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
NVD CVSSv2 6.0 AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P