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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-200703-16
(Apache JK Tomcat Connector: Remote execution of arbitrary code)
ZDI reported an unsafe memory copy in mod_jk that was discovered by an
anonymous researcher in the map_uri_to_worker function of
A remote attacker can send a long URL request to an Apache server using
Tomcat. That can trigger the vulnerability and lead to a stack-based
buffer overflow, which could result in the execution of arbitrary code
with the permissions of the Apache user.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Apache Tomcat users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apache/mod_jk-1.2.21-r1'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 24841 (gentoo_GLSA-200703-16.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2007-0774