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

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

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
04/18/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/30/2012
Modified
01/02/2018

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.

Solution(s)

  • apache-httpd-upgrade-2_2_23
  • apache-httpd-upgrade-2_4_2

References

  • apache-httpd-upgrade-2_2_23
  • apache-httpd-upgrade-2_4_2

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