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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-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.
A remote attacker could send a specially crafted HTTP header, possibly
resulting in a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
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
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