DescriptionApache HTTP Server 2.0.x and 2.2.x does not sanitize the HTTP Method specifier header from an HTTP request when it is reflected back in a "413 Request Entity Too Large" error message, which might allow cross-site scripting (XSS) style attacks using web client components that can send arbitrary headers in requests, as demonstrated via an HTTP request containing an invalid Content-length value, a similar issue to CVE-2006-3918.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
SUSE Security Advisories:
- SUSE-SA:2008:021, published Fri, 04 Apr 2008 16:00:00 +0000
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Tue Jul 9 16:41:14 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:39 2022