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

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

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
01/08/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/12/2012
Modified
05/24/2016

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.

Solution(s)

  • apache-httpd-upgrade-2_2_8

References

  • apache-httpd-upgrade-2_2_8

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