GLSA-201701-36 : Apache: Multiple vulnerabilities (httpoxy)

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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-201701-36
(Apache: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Apache. Please review
the CVE identifiers, upstream Apache Software Foundation documentation,
and HTTPoxy website referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could cause a Denial of Service condition via multiple
vectors or response splitting and cache pollution. Additionally, an
attacker could intercept unsecured (HTTP) transmissions via the HTTPoxy
vulnerability.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://www.apache.org/security/asf-httpoxy-response.txt
https://httpoxy.org/
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-36

Solution :

All Apache users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-servers/apache-2.4.25'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 96516 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3583
CVE-2016-0736
CVE-2016-2161
CVE-2016-5387
CVE-2016-8740
CVE-2016-8743

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