GLSA-201206-25 : Apache HTTP Server: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201206-25
(Apache HTTP Server: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

Impact :

A remote attacker might obtain sensitive information, gain privileges,
send requests to unintended servers behind proxies, bypass certain
security restrictions, obtain the values of HTTPOnly cookies, or cause a
Denial of Service in various ways.
A local attacker could gain escalated privileges.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201206-25.xml

Solution :

All Apache HTTP Server users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-servers/apache-2.2.22-r1'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true