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Apache HTTPD: insecure LD_LIBRARY_PATH handling (CVE-2012-0883)

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
7 (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) April 18, 2012 April 30, 2012 January 02, 2018

Description

Insecure handling of LD_LIBRARY_PATH was found that could lead to the current working directory to be searched for DSOs. This could allow a local user to execute code as root if an administrator runs apachectl from an untrusted directory.

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References

Solution

apache-httpd-upgrade-2_2_23

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