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NULL Pointer Dereference


Severity High
Score 9.8/10


In Apache httpd versions 2.2.x prior to 2.2.33 and 2.4.x prior to 2.4.26, "mod_ssl" may Dereference a NULL pointer when third-party modules call "ap_hook_process_connection()" during an HTTP request to an HTTPS port.

  • LOW
  • HIGH
  • NONE
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  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-476 - NULL Pointer Dereference

A NULL pointer dereference occurs when the application dereferences a pointer that it expects to be valid, but is NULL, typically causing a crash or exit.

Advisory Timeline

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