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[SECURITY] [DSA 2637-1] apache2 security update
From: Stefan Fritsch <sf () debian org>
Date: Mon, 04 Mar 2013 21:34:32 +0000

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2637-1                   security () debian org
http://www.debian.org/security/                            Stefan Fritsch
March 04, 2013                         http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : apache2
Vulnerability  : several issues
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2012-3499 CVE-2012-4558 CVE-2013-1048

Several vulnerabilities have been found in the Apache HTTPD server.

CVE-2012-3499

    The modules mod_info, mod_status, mod_imagemap, mod_ldap, and
    mod_proxy_ftp did not properly escape hostnames and URIs in
    HTML output, causing cross site scripting vulnerabilities.

CVE-2012-4558

    Mod_proxy_balancer did not properly escape hostnames and URIs
    in its balancer-manager interface, causing a cross site scripting
    vulnerability.

CVE-2013-1048

    Hayawardh Vijayakumar noticed that the apache2ctl script created
    the lock directory in an unsafe manner, allowing a local attacker
    to gain elevated privileges via a symlink attack. This is a Debian
    specific issue.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in
version 2.2.16-6+squeeze11.

For the testing distribution (wheezy), these problems will be fixed in
version 2.2.22-13.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems will be fixed in
version 2.2.22-13.

We recommend that you upgrade your apache2 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/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce () lists debian org
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