CVE-2016-6312

Published on: 07/14/2017 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:11 PM UTC

CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Certain versions of Enterprise Linux from Redhat contain the following vulnerability:

The mod_dontdothat component of the mod_dav_svn Apache module in Subversion as packaged in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.11 does not properly detect recursion during entity expansion, which allows remote authenticated users with access to the webdav repository to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and httpd crash). NOTE: Exists as a regression to CVE-2009-1955.

  • CVE-2016-6312 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as MEDIUM severity.

CVSS3 Score: 6.5 - MEDIUM

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
NETWORK LOW LOW NONE
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED NONE NONE HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 4 - MEDIUM

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
NETWORK LOW SINGLE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
NONE NONE PARTIAL

CVE References

Description Tags Link
Apache APR-util and httpd CVE-2016-6312 Denial of Service Vulnerability Third Party Advisory
VDB Entry
cve.report (archive)
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URL Logo BID 92320
1364122 – (CVE-2016-6312) CVE-2016-6312 apr-util, httpd: Billion laughs attack regression Issue Tracking
Third Party Advisory
bugzilla.redhat.com
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URL Logo CONFIRM bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1364122

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
Operating
System
RedhatEnterprise Linux5.11AllAllAll
Operating
System
RedhatEnterprise Linux5.11AllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: