GLSA-201209-20 : mod_rpaf: Denial of Service

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201209-20
(mod_rpaf: Denial of Service)

An error has been found in the way mod_rpaf handles X-Forwarded-For
headers. Please review the CVE identifier referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could send a specially crafted HTTP header, possibly
resulting in a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All mod_rpaf users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apache/mod_rpaf-0.6'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 62362 ()

Bugtraq ID: 55154

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3526