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RHSA-2009:0446: mod_jk security update

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RHSA-2009:0446: mod_jk security update

Severity
3
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
04/09/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/12/2009
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

An updated mod_jk package that fixes a security issue is now available for Red Hat Application Stack v2. This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

mod_jk is an Apache Tomcat connector that allows Apache Tomcat and the Apache HTTP Server to communicate with each other. An information disclosure flaw was found in mod_jk. In certain situations, if a faulty client set the "Content-Length" header without providing data, or if a user sent repeated requests very quickly, one user may view a response intended for another user. (CVE-2008-5519) As well, the sample configuration files provided in the documentation have been updated to reflect recommended practice. All mod_jk users are advised to upgrade to this updated package. It provides mod_jk 1.2.28, which is not vulnerable to this issue.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-mod_jk-ap20

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