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Apache HTTPD: DoS vulnerability in mod_auth_digest (CVE-2016-2161)

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Apache HTTPD: DoS vulnerability in mod_auth_digest (CVE-2016-2161)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/21/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/21/2016
Modified
01/08/2018

Description

The affected asset is vulnerable to this vulnerability ONLY if it is running one of the following modules: mod_auth_digest. Review your web server configuration for validation. Malicious input to mod_auth_digest will cause the server to crash, and each instance continues to crash even for subsequently valid requests.

Solution(s)

  • apache-httpd-upgrade-2_4_25

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