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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2002-2103

Apache before 1.3.24, when writing to the log file, records a spoofed hostname from the reverse lookup of an IP address, even when a double-reverse lookup fails, which allows remote attackers to hide the original source of activities.
Publish Date : 2002-12-31 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of Apache HTTP server as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, or 4.
Source: Redhat

- Products Affected By CVE-2002-2103

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apache Http Server 1.3.9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Apache Http Server 1.3.11 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Apache Http Server 1.3.12 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Apache Http Server 1.3.13 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Apache Http Server 1.3.14 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Apache Http Server 1.3.15 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Apache Http Server 1.3.16 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Apache Http Server 1.3.17 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Apache Http Server 1.3.18 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Apache Http Server 1.3.19 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Apache Http Server 1.3.20 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Apache Http Server 1.3.22 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Apache Http Server 1.3.23 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apache Http Server 13

- References For CVE-2002-2103
BID 4358 Apache Double-Reverse Lookup Log Entry Spoofing Vulnerability Release Date:2002-03-25
XF apache-double-reverse-spoof(8629) CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2002-2103

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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