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Ubuntu: USN-5551-1 (CVE-2022-2255): mod-wsgi vulnerability

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Ubuntu: USN-5551-1 (CVE-2022-2255): mod-wsgi vulnerability

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/04/2022
Created
08/29/2022
Added
08/05/2022
Modified
09/02/2022

Description

Details for this vulnerability have not been published by NIST at this point. Descriptions from software vendor advisories for this issue are provided below.

From USN-5551-1:

It was discovered that mod-wsgi did not correctly remove the X-Client-IP header when processing requests from untrusted proxies. A remote attacker could use this issue to pass the header to WSGI applications, contrary to expectations.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libapache2-mod-wsgi
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libapache2-mod-wsgi-py3

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