Apache: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201610-02

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Apache, the worst of which could allow HTTP request smuggling attacks or a Denial of Service condition.

Affected Packages

www-servers/apache on all architectures
Affected versions < 2.4.23
Unaffected versions revision >= 2.2.31
>= 2.4.23

Background

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

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Apache HTTP Server. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

Remote attackers could bypass intended access restrictions, conduct HTTP request smuggling attacks, or cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Apache users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-servers/apache-2.4.23"
 

References

Release Date
October 06, 2016

Latest Revision
October 13, 2016: 2

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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