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    Debian: DSA-2506-1: libapache-mod-security security update

    Date 02 Jul 2012
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Qualys Vulnerability & Malware Research Labs discovered a vulnerability in ModSecurity, a security module for the Apache webserver. In situations where both 'Content:Disposition: attachment' and 'Content-Type: multipart' were present in HTTP headers, the vulernability could allow an attacker to bypass
    
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2506-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                         Yves-Alexis Perez
    July 02, 2012                          https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : libapache-mod-security
    Vulnerability  : modsecurity bypass
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2012-2751
    Debian Bug     : #678529
    
    Qualys Vulnerability & Malware Research Labs discovered a vulnerability in
    ModSecurity, a security module for the Apache webserver. In situations where
    both 'Content:Disposition: attachment' and 'Content-Type: multipart' were
    present in HTTP headers, the vulernability 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.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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