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<glsa id="200708-15">
<title>Apache mod_jk: Directory traversal</title>
<synopsis>
A directory traversal vulnerability has been discovered in Apache mod_jk.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">mod_jk</product>
<announced>August 19, 2007</announced>
<revised>August 19, 2007: 01</revised>
<bug>186218</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="www-apache/mod_jk" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.2.23</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.2.23</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
Apache mod_jk is a connector for the Tomcat web server.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Apache mod_jk decodes the URL within Apache before passing them to
Tomcat, which decodes them a second time.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="low">
<p>
A remote attacker could browse a specially crafted URL on an Apache
server running mod_jk, possibly gaining access to restricted resources.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All Apache mod_jk users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=www-apache/mod_jk-1.2.23&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-1860">CVE-2007-1860</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sun, 29 Jul 2007 22:06:43 +0000">
p-y
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Sun, 29 Jul 2007 22:08:30 +0000">
p-y
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sun, 12 Aug 2007 21:01:34 +0000">
p-y
</metadata>
</glsa>