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<title>Apache: Denial of Service</title>
Multiple vulnerabilities in Apache might lead to a Denial of Service.
<product type="ebuild">apache</product>
<announced>July 09, 2008</announced>
<revised>July 09, 2008: 01</revised>
<package name="www-servers/apache" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2.2.9</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2.2.9</vulnerable>
The Apache HTTP server is one of the most popular web servers on the
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Apache:
Dustin Kirkland reported that the mod_ssl module can leak memory when
the client reports support for a compression algorithm (CVE-2008-1678).
Ryujiro Shibuya reported that the ap_proxy_http_process_response()
function in the mod_proxy module does not limit the number of forwarded
interim responses (CVE-2008-2364).
sp3x of SecurityReason reported a Cross-Site Request Forgery
vulnerability in the balancer-manager in the mod_proxy_balancer module
<impact type="normal">
A remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities by connecting to
an Apache httpd, by causing an Apache proxy server to connect to a
malicious server, or by enticing a balancer administrator to connect to
a specially-crafted URL, resulting in a Denial of Service of the Apache
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Apache users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=www-servers/apache-2.2.9&quot;</code>
<uri link="">CVE-2007-6420</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2008-1678</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2008-2364</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sat, 14 Jun 2008 10:47:39 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Mon, 16 Jun 2008 23:51:04 +0000">
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Mon, 16 Jun 2008 23:51:13 +0000">