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Apache HTTPD: mod_proxy_balancer DoS (CVE-2007-6422)

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
4 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P) January 08, 2008 April 12, 2012 May 24, 2016

Description

The affected asset is vulnerable to this vulnerability ONLY if it is running one of the following modules: mod_proxy_balancer. Review your web server configuration for validation. A flaw was found in the mod_proxy_balancer module. On sites where mod_proxy_balancer is enabled, an authorized user could send a carefully crafted request that would cause the Apache child process handling that request to crash. This could lead to a denial of service if using a threaded Multi-Processing Module.

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References

Solution

apache-httpd-upgrade-2_2_8

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