DSA 2532-1: libapache2-mod-rpaf security update
Posted on: 08/22/2012 03:38 PM

A libapache2-mod-rpaf security update has been released for Debian GNU/Linux

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2532-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Thijs Kinkhorst
August 22, 2012 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : libapache2-mod-rpaf
Vulnerability : denial of service
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
Debian Bug : 683984

Sébastien Bocahu discovered that the reverse proxy add forward module
for the Apache webserver is vulnerable to a denial of service attack
through a single crafted request with many headers.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.5-3+squeeze1.

For the testing distribution (wheezy) and unstable distribution (sid),
this problem has been fixed in version 0.6-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libapache2-mod-rpaf packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

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