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[GLSA-200409-33] Apache: Exposure of protected directories

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Apache: Exposure of protected directories

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200409-33
(Apache: Exposure of protected directories)


A bug in the way Apache handles the Satisfy directive, which is used to
require that certain conditions (client host, client authentication, etc)
be met before access to a certain directory is granted, could permit the
exposure of protected directories to unauthorized clients.

Impact

Directories containing protected data could be exposed to all visitors to
the webserver.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=31315
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2004-0811


Solution:
All Apache users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=net-www/apache-2.0.51-r1"
# emerge ">=net-www/apache-2.0.51-r1"


Network Security Threat Level: Low


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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