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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for fail2ban (ALAS-2013-209) (CVE-2013-2178)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for fail2ban (ALAS-2013-209) (CVE-2013-2178)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
08/28/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/28/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The apache-auth.conf, apache-nohome.conf, apache-noscript.conf, and apache-overflows.conf files in Fail2ban before 0.8.10 do not properly validate log messages, which allows remote attackers to block arbitrary IP addresses via certain messages in a request.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-fail2ban

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-fail2ban

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