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Apache HTTPD: mod_proxy_http NULL pointer dereference (CVE-2020-13950)

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Apache HTTPD: mod_proxy_http NULL pointer dereference (CVE-2020-13950)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
06/10/2021
Created
01/19/2022
Added
12/22/2021
Modified
01/13/2022

Description

Apache HTTP Server versions 2.4.41 to 2.4.46 mod_proxy_http can be made to crash (NULL pointer dereference) with specially crafted requests using both Content-Length and Transfer-Encoding headers, leading to a Denial of Service

Solution(s)

  • apache-httpd-upgrade-2_4_48

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