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Apache HTTPD: mod_proxy reverse proxy DoS (CVE-2009-1890)

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Apache HTTPD: mod_proxy reverse proxy DoS (CVE-2009-1890)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
07/05/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/12/2012
Modified
05/27/2016

Description

The affected asset is vulnerable to this vulnerability ONLY if it is running one of the following modules: mod_proxy. Review your web server configuration for validation. A denial of service flaw was found in the mod_proxy module when it was used as a reverse proxy. A remote attacker could use this flaw to force a proxy process to consume large amounts of CPU time.

Solution(s)

  • apache-httpd-upgrade-2_2_12

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