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Apache < 2.0.51 IPv6 Remote Buffer Overflow

Medium

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

The remote host is running a vulnerable version of Apache. It is reported that versions prior to 2.0.51 are prone to a remote buffer overflow when parsing an URI sent over IPv6. An attacker may use this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the remote host or to deny service to legitimate users.

Solution

Upgrade to Apache 2.0.51 or higher.