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[DSA1132] DSA-1132-1 apache2 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
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed shortly.
We recommend that you upgrade your apache2 package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1132
Threat Level: High
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