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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201610-02

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201610-02
Posted Oct 6, 2016
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201610-2 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Apache, the worst of which could allow HTTP request smuggling attacks or a Denial of Service condition. Versions less than 2.4.23 are affected.

tags | advisory, web, denial of service, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2014-3581, CVE-2015-3183, CVE-2016-1546, CVE-2016-4979
MD5 | 3d73a8fbff1cd82a9d27b8d53723d2d7

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201610-02

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Severity: Normal
Title: Apache: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: October 06, 2016
Bugs: #524680, #536684, #554948, #557198, #583276, #588138
ID: 201610-02

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Apache, the worst of which
could allow HTTP request smuggling attacks or a Denial of Service
condition.

Background
==========

Apache HTTP Server is one of the most popular web servers on the
Internet.

Affected packages
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 www-servers/apache < 2.4.23 *> 2.2.31
>= 2.4.23

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Apache HTTP Server.
Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
======

Remote attackers could bypass intended access restrictions, conduct
HTTP request smuggling attacks, or cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Apache users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-servers/apache-2.4.23"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2014-3581
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-3581
[ 2 ] CVE-2015-3183
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-3183
[ 3 ] CVE-2016-1546
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-1546
[ 4 ] CVE-2016-4979
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-4979

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201610-02

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2016 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5


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