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Apache HTTP Server Vulnerabilties: October 2021

On October 5, 2021 and October 7, 2021, the Apache Software Foundation released two security announcements for the Apache HTTP Server that disclosed the following vulnerabilities: 

CVE-2021-41524: Null Pointer Dereference Vulnerability
CVE-2021-41773: Path Traversal and Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2021-42013: Path Traversal and Remote Code Execution in Apache HTTP Server 2.4.49 and 2.4.50 (incomplete fix of CVE-2021-41773)

For descriptions of these vulnerabilities, see the Apache Security Announcement. For additional information, see the Cisco TALOS blog post, Threat Advisory: Apache HTTP Server zero-day vulnerability opens door for attackers.

Cisco investigated its product line and concluded that no Cisco products are affected by these vulnerabilities.  

Security Impact Rating: Informational

CVE: CVE-2021-41524,CVE-2021-41773,CVE-2021-42013

Source:: Cisco Security Advisories