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|Posted: Thu Sep 27, 2012 9:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 201209-20 ] mod_rpaf: Denial of Service
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: mod_rpaf: Denial of Service (GLSA 201209-20)
Date: September 27, 2012
A vulnerability in mod_rpaf may result in Denial of Service.
mod_rpaf is a reverse proxy add forward module for backend Apache
Vulnerable: < 0.6
Unaffected: >= 0.6
Architectures: All supported architectures
An error has been found in the way mod_rpaf handles X-Forwarded-For
headers. Please review the CVE identifier referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could send a specially crafted HTTP header, possibly
resulting in a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All mod_rpaf users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apache/mod_rpaf-0.6"