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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-9788: Security patch for httpd (ALAS-2017-892)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-9788: Security patch for httpd (ALAS-2017-892)

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)
Published
07/13/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/15/2017
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

In Apache httpd before 2.2.34 and 2.4.x before 2.4.27, the value placeholder in [Proxy-]Authorization headers of type 'Digest' was not initialized or reset before or between successive key=value assignments by mod_auth_digest. Providing an initial key with no '=' assignment could reflect the stale value of uninitialized pool memory used by the prior request, leading to leakage of potentially confidential information, and a segfault in other cases resulting in denial of service.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-httpd

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-httpd

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