CVE-2017-12171

NameCVE-2017-12171
DescriptionA regression was found in the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.9 version of httpd 2.2.15-60, causing comments in the "Allow" and "Deny" configuration lines to be parsed incorrectly. A web administrator could unintentionally allow any client to access a restricted HTTP resource.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
apache2 (PTS)jessie (security), jessie2.4.10-10+deb8u12fixed
stretch2.4.25-3+deb9u6fixed
stretch (security)2.4.25-3+deb9u4fixed
buster, sid2.4.37-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
apache2source(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- apache2 <not-affected> (Introduced by Red Hat RHEL 6.9 specific non-security patch)
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1493056

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