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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
The Apache HTTP Server is a popular web server.
It was discovered that the Apache HTTP Server did not properly
validate the request URI for proxied requests. In certain
configurations, if a reverse proxy used the ProxyPassMatch directive,
or if it used the RewriteRule directive with the proxy flag, a remote
attacker could make the proxy connect to an arbitrary server, possibly
disclosing sensitive information from internal web servers not
directly accessible to the attacker. (CVE-2011-3368)
This update also fixes the following bug :
- The fix for CVE-2011-3192 provided by a previous update
introduced regressions in the way httpd handled certain
Range HTTP header values. This update corrects those
All httpd users should upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain backported patches to correct these issues. After installing
the updated packages, the httpd daemon must be restarted for the
update to take effect.
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 61160 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2011-3368
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