A vulnerability in mod_rpaf may result in Denial of Service.
|Package||www-apache/mod_rpaf on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 0.6|
|Unaffected versions||>= 0.6|
mod_rpaf is a reverse proxy add forward module for backend Apache servers.
An error has been found in the way mod_rpaf handles X-Forwarded-For headers. Please review the CVE identifier referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could send a specially crafted HTTP header, possibly resulting in a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All mod_rpaf users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apache/mod_rpaf-0.6"
September 27, 2012
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