CVE-ID

CVE-2002-0839

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
The shared memory scoreboard in the HTTP daemon for Apache 1.3.x before 1.3.27 allows any user running as the Apache UID to send a SIGUSR1 signal to any process as root, resulting in a denial of service (process kill) or possibly other behaviors that would not normally be allowed, by modifying the parent[].pid and parent[].last_rtime segments in the scoreboard.
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Date Entry Created
20020808 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Modified (20110830)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(3) Armstrong, Cole, Green
MODIFY(1) Cox
NOOP(1) Christey
Comments (Legacy)
 Christey> CONFIRM:http://www.info.apple.com/usen/security/security_updates.html
 Cox> Addref: RHSA-2002:251
   Addref: RHSA-2002:248
   Addref: RHSA-2002:244
   Addref: RHSA-2002:243
   Addref: RHSA-2002:222
   Change Apache Week ref to: http://www.apacheweek.com/issues/02-10-04#security
 Christey> SGI:20021105-02-I
   URL:ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20021105-02-I

Proposed (Legacy)
20030317
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