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Apache HTTPD: HTTP request smuggling attack against chunked request parser (CVE-2015-3183)

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Apache HTTPD: HTTP request smuggling attack against chunked request parser (CVE-2015-3183)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
07/20/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/20/2015
Modified
01/08/2018

Description

An HTTP request smuggling attack was possible due to a bug in parsing of chunked requests. A malicious client could force the server to misinterpret the request length, allowing cache poisoning or credential hijacking if an intermediary proxy is in use.

Solution(s)

  • apache-httpd-upgrade-2_2_31
  • apache-httpd-upgrade-2_4_16

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