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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Apache HTTP Server: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201309-12)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: September 23, 2013
Bug(s): #275645, #438680, #466502, #476568
ID: 201309-12

Synopsis

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.


Background

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


Affected Packages

Package: www-servers/apache
Vulnerable: < 2.2.25
Unaffected: >= 2.2.25
Architectures: All supported architectures


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


References

CVE-2007-6750
CVE-2012-4929
CVE-2013-1862
CVE-2013-1896

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