Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2506-1 libapache-mod-security -- ModSecurity bypass
- Date Reported:
- 02 Jul 2012
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 678529.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2012-2751.
- More information:
Qualys Vulnerability & Malware Research Labs discovered a vulnerability in ModSecurity, a security module for the Apache webserver. In situations where both
Content-Type: multipartwere present in HTTP headers, the vulnerability could allow an attacker to bypass policy and execute cross-site script (XSS) attacks through properly crafted HTML documents.
For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 2.5.12-1+squeeze1.
For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 2.6.6-1.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 2.6.6-1.
In testing and unstable distribution, the source package has been renamed to modsecurity-apache.
We recommend that you upgrade your libapache-mod-security packages.