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[GLSA-200608-01] Apache: Off-by-one flaw in mod_rewrite Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Apache: Off-by-one flaw in mod_rewrite
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200608-01
(Apache: Off-by-one flaw in mod_rewrite)
An off-by-one flaw has been found in Apache's mod_rewrite module by
Mark Dowd of McAfee Avert Labs. This flaw is exploitable depending on
the types of rewrite rules being used.
A remote attacker could exploit the flaw to cause a Denial of Service
or execution of arbitrary code. Note that Gentoo Linux is not
vulnerable in the default configuration.
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
Threat Level: High
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