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MGASA-2021-0576 - Updated apache-mod_security packages fix security vulnerability

Publication date: 21 Dec 2021
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2021-0576.html
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 8
CVE: CVE-2021-42717

Updated apache-mod_security packages fix security vulnerability:

ModSecurity mishandles excessively nested JSON objects. Crafted JSON
objects with nesting tens-of-thousands deep could result in the web
server being unable to service legitimate requests. Even a moderately
large (e.g., 300KB) HTTP request can occupy one of the limited NGINX
worker processes for minutes and consume almost all of the available
CPU on the machine (CVE-2021-42717).

References:
- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=29787
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-42717

SRPMS:
- 8/core/apache-mod_security-2.9.5-1.mga8

Mageia 2021-0576: apache-mod_security security update

Updated apache-mod_security packages fix security vulnerability: ModSecurity mishandles excessively nested JSON objects

Summary

Updated apache-mod_security packages fix security vulnerability:
ModSecurity mishandles excessively nested JSON objects. Crafted JSON objects with nesting tens-of-thousands deep could result in the web server being unable to service legitimate requests. Even a moderately large (e.g., 300KB) HTTP request can occupy one of the limited NGINX worker processes for minutes and consume almost all of the available CPU on the machine (CVE-2021-42717).

References

- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=29787

- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-42717

Resolution

MGASA-2021-0576 - Updated apache-mod_security packages fix security vulnerability

SRPMS

- 8/core/apache-mod_security-2.9.5-1.mga8

Severity
Publication date: 21 Dec 2021
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2021-0576.html
Type: security
CVE: CVE-2021-42717

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