Intrusion Prevention

Apache.HTTP.Server.mod_cache.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit Denial of Service vulnerability in Apache HTTP Server.
The vulnerability is due to improper validation of the header section for incoming HTTP packets. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to cause a denial of service condition on the affected server.

Affected Products

Apache Software Foundation HTTP Server prior to 2.4.7

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems or services

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_24.html

CVE References

CVE-2013-4352