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Debian Security Advisory DSA 3913-1 (apache2 - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.4

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

5 years ago

Modified

Modified

1 year ago

Summary

Robert Swiecki reported that mod_auth_digest does not properly initialize or reset the value placeholder in [Proxy-]Authorization headers of type Digest between successive key=value assignments, leading to information disclosure or denial of service.

Affected Software

Affected Software

apache2 on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 2.4.10-10+deb8u10. For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 2.4.25-3+deb9u2. For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 2.4.27-1. We recommend that you upgrade your apache2 packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)