Upstream information

CVE-2009-5031 at MITRE


ModSecurity before 2.5.11 treats request parameter values containing single quotes as files, which allows remote attackers to bypass filtering rules and perform other attacks such as cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via a single quote in a request parameter in the Content-Disposition field of a request with a multipart/form-data Content-Type header.

SUSE information

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.30
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 768293 [CLOSED / WONTFIX]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2
  • apache2-mod_security2 >= 2.7.1-
SAT Patch Nr: 7606
openSUSE 12.3
  • apache2-mod_security2 >= 2.7.5-2.4.1
  • apache2-mod_security2-debuginfo >= 2.7.5-2.4.1
  • apache2-mod_security2-debugsource >= 2.7.5-2.4.1
openSUSE Evergreen 11.4
  • apache2-mod_security2 >= 2.7.5-12.1
  • apache2-mod_security2-debuginfo >= 2.7.5-12.1
  • apache2-mod_security2-debugsource >= 2.7.5-12.1