Apache: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201701-36

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Apache, the worst of which could lead to a Denial of Service condition.

Affected Packages

www-servers/apache on all architectures
Affected versions < 2.4.25
Unaffected versions >= 2.4.25

Background

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

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Apache. Please review the CVE identifiers, upstream Apache Software Foundation documentation, and HTTPoxy website referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could cause a Denial of Service condition via multiple vectors or response splitting and cache pollution. Additionally, an attacker could intercept unsecured (HTTP) transmissions via the HTTPoxy vulnerability.

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-2.4.25"
 

References

Release Date
January 15, 2017

Latest Revision
January 17, 2017: 02

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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