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From: Aaron Bauman <bman@g.o>
To: gentoo-announce@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201904-20 ] Apache: Privilege escalation
Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2019 23:40:21
Message-Id: 20190422232845.GC32445@monkey
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201904-20
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                                           https://security.gentoo.org/
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: Apache: Privilege escalation
     Date: April 22, 2019
     Bugs: #682306
       ID: 201904-20

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Synopsis
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A vulnerability in Apache might allow an attacker to escalate
privileges.

Background
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The Apache HTTP server is one of the most popular web servers on the
Internet.

Affected packages
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     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
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  1  www-servers/apache           < 2.4.39                  >= 2.4.39 

Description
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A vulnerability was discovered in Apache with MPM event, worker, or
prefork.

Impact
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An attacker could escalate privileges.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All Apache users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-servers/apache-2.4.39"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2019-0211
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-0211

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201904-20

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@g.o or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2019 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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