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Apache HTTPD: bypass with a trailing newline in the file name (CVE-2017-15715)

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Apache HTTPD: <FilesMatch> bypass with a trailing newline in the file name (CVE-2017-15715)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/26/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/26/2018
Modified
01/13/2022

Description

The expression specified in <FilesMatch> could match '$' to a newline character in a malicious filename, rather than matching only the end of the filename. This could be exploited in environments where uploads of some files are are externally blocked, but only by matching the trailing portion of the filename.

Solution(s)

  • apache-httpd-upgrade-2_4_33

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