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[GLSA-200411-03] Apache 1.3: Buffer overflow vulnerability in mod_include Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Apache 1.3: Buffer overflow vulnerability in mod_include
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200411-03
(Apache 1.3: Buffer overflow vulnerability in mod_include)
A possible buffer overflow exists in the get_tag() function of
If Server Side Includes (SSI) are enabled, a local attacker may be able to
run arbitrary code with the rights of an httpd child process by making use
of a specially-crafted document with malformed SSI.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Apache users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-www/apache-1.3.32-r1"
Threat Level: Medium
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