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RHSA-2009:1160: httpd22 security update

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RHSA-2009:1160: httpd22 security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
06/07/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/12/2009
Modified
10/15/2020

Description

The mod_deflate module in Apache httpd 2.2.11 and earlier compresses large files until completion even after the associated network connection is closed, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption).

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-httpd22
  • redhat-upgrade-httpd22-apr
  • redhat-upgrade-httpd22-apr-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-httpd22-apr-util
  • redhat-upgrade-httpd22-apr-util-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-httpd22-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-mod_ssl22

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