CVE-1999-1199

Current Description

Apache WWW server 1.3.1 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (resource exhaustion) via a large number of MIME headers with the same name, aka the "sioux" vulnerability.

Basic Data

PublishedAugust 07, 1998
Last ModifiedOctober 18, 2016
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Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Base Score10.0
SeverityHIGH
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score10.0
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationApacheHttp Server********1.3.1

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Apache Http Server *

References

NameSourceURLTags
19980807 YA Apache DoS attackhttp://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=90252779826784&w=2BUGTRAQ
19980808 Debian Apache Security Updatehttp://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=90276683825862&w=2BUGTRAQ
19980811 Apache 'sioux' DOS fix for TurboLinuxhttp://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=90280517007869&w=2BUGTRAQ
19980810 Apache DoS Attackhttp://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=90286768232093&w=2BUGTRAQ
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/rh51-errata-general.html#apachehttp://www.redhat.com/support/errata/rh51-errata-general.html#apacheCONFIRM