Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2532-1 libapache2-mod-rpaf -- denial of service
- Date Reported:
- 22 Aug 2012
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 683984.
- More information:
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.