Apache HTTP Server: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201408-12

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Apache HTTP Server, the worse of which could lead to execution of arbitrary code or a Denial of Service condition

Affected Packages

www-servers/apache on all architectures
Affected versions < 2.2.27-r4
Unaffected versions >= 2.2.27-r4

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 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-2.2.27-r4"
 

References

Release Date
August 29, 2014

Latest Revision
August 29, 2014: 1

Severity
high

Exploitable
remote

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