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[GLSA-200608-01] Apache: Off-by-one flaw in mod_rewrite

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Apache: Off-by-one flaw in mod_rewrite

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
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.

Impact

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.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3747
http://www.apache.org/dist/httpd/Announcement2.0.html
http://www.apache.org/dist/httpd/Announcement1.3.html


Solution:
All Apache users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose net-www/apache


Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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