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Alpine Linux: CVE-2012-6687: fcgi remote DoS

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2012-6687: fcgi remote DoS

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/19/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
09/22/2017

Description

FastCGI (aka fcgi and libfcgi) 2.4.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault and crash) via a large number of connections.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-fcgi

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