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RHSA-2009:1580: httpd security update

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RHSA-2009:1580: httpd security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
09/08/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/12/2009
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-httpd
  • redhat-upgrade-httpd-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-httpd-manual
  • redhat-upgrade-httpd-suexec
  • redhat-upgrade-mod_ssl

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