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[DSA021] DSA-021-1 apache

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-021-1 apache

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
WireX have found some occurrences of insecure opening of
temporary files in htdigest and htpasswd. Both programs are not installed
setuid or setgid and thus the impact should be minimal. The Apache group has
released another security bugfix which fixes a vulnerability in mod_rewrite
which may result the remote attacker to access arbitrary files on the web
server.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2001/dsa-021
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 2182

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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