Apache HTTP Server: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201309-12

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Apache HTTP Server, possibly allowing remote attackers to execute arbitrary code, cause a Denial of Service condition or perform man-in-the-middle attacks.

Affected Packages

www-servers/apache on all architectures
Affected versions < 2.2.25
Unaffected versions >= 2.2.25

Background

Apache HTTP Server is one of the most popular web servers on the Internet.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Apache HTTP Server. Please review the CVE identifiers and research paper referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could send a specially crafted request to possibly execute arbitrary code, cause Denial of Service, or obtain sensitive information.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Apache HTTP Server users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-servers/apache-2.2.25"
 

References

Release Date
September 23, 2013

Latest Revision
September 23, 2013: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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