GLSA-201209-20 : mod_rpaf: Denial of Service
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 62362
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe 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.
SolutionAll mod_rpaf users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apache/mod_rpaf-0.6'