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RHEL 7 : httpd (RHSA-2017:2882) (Optionsbleed)

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An update for httpd is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section. The httpd packages provide the Apache HTTP Server, a powerful, efficient, and extensible web server. Security Fix(es) : * A use-after-free flaw was found in the way httpd handled invalid and previously unregistered HTTP methods specified in the Limit directive used in an .htaccess file. A remote attacker could possibly use this flaw to disclose portions of the server memory, or cause httpd child process to crash. (CVE-2017-9798) Red Hat would like to thank Hanno Bock for reporting this issue.


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