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mod_ssl off by one Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for version of mod_ssl

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is using a version of mod_ssl which is
older than 2.8.10.

This version is vulnerable to an off by one buffer overflow
which may allow a user with write access to .htaccess files
to execute arbitrary code on the system with permissions
of the web server.

*** Note that several Linux distributions (such as RedHat)
*** patched the old version of this module. Therefore, this
*** might be a false positive. Please check with your vendor
*** to acertain if you really are vulnerable to this flaw

Solution : Upgrade to version 2.8.10 or newer
Threat Level: High

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