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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-5387: Security patch for httpd24,httpd (ALAS-2016-725)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-5387: Security patch for httpd24,httpd (ALAS-2016-725)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
07/18/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/22/2016
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

The Apache HTTP Server through 2.4.23 follows RFC 3875 section 4.1.18 and therefore does not protect applications from the presence of untrusted client data in the HTTP_PROXY environment variable, which might allow remote attackers to redirect an application's outbound HTTP traffic to an arbitrary proxy server via a crafted Proxy header in an HTTP request, aka an "httpoxy" issue. NOTE: the vendor states "This mitigation has been assigned the identifier CVE-2016-5387"; in other words, this is not a CVE ID for a vulnerability.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-httpd
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-httpd24

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-httpd
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-httpd24

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