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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200608-01
(Apache: Off-by-one flaw in mod_rewrite)
An off-by-one flaw has been found in Apache's mod_rewrite module by
Mark Dowd of McAfee Avert Labs. This flaw is exploitable depending on
the types of rewrite rules being used.
A remote attacker could exploit the flaw to cause a Denial of Service
or execution of arbitrary code. Note that Gentoo Linux is not
vulnerable in the default configuration.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Apache users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose www-servers/apache
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 22143 (gentoo_GLSA-200608-01.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2006-3747