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Apache HTTPD: mod_proxy X-Forwarded-For dropped by hop-by-hop mechanism (CVE-2022-31813)

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Apache HTTPD: mod_proxy X-Forwarded-For dropped by hop-by-hop mechanism (CVE-2022-31813)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
06/09/2022
Created
06/10/2022
Added
06/09/2022
Modified
06/20/2022

Description

Apache HTTP Server 2.4.53 and earlier may not send the X-Forwarded-* headers to the origin server based on client side Connection header hop-by-hop mechanism. This may be used to bypass IP based authentication on the origin server/application.

Solution(s)

  • apache-httpd-upgrade-2_4_54

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