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[DSA1131] DSA-1131-1 apache Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Mark Dowd discovered a buffer overflow in the mod_rewrite component of
apache, a versatile high-performance HTTP server. In some situations a
remote attacker could exploit this to execute arbitrary code.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in version 1.3.33-6sarge2.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed shortly.
We recommend that you upgrade your apache package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1131
Threat Level: High
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