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Category:   Application (Web Server/CGI)  >   Apache HTTPD Vendors:   Apache Software Foundation
(CentOS Issues Fix) Apache HTTPD Use-After-Free Memory Error in Processing HTTP OPTIONS Requests Lets Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information on the Target System in Certain Cases
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1039642
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1039642
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-9798   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 23 2017
Impact:   Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 2.4.28
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Apache HTTPD. A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system in certain cases.

On systems with the Limit directive set within a '.htaccess' file and set to an invalid HTTP method, a remote user can send a specially crafted HTTP OPTIONS request for a path to trigger a use-after-free memory error and view potentially sensitive information from process memory on the target system.

This vulnerability is referred to as "Optionsbleed".

The original advisory is available at:

https://blog.fuzzing-project.org/60-Optionsbleed-HTTP-OPTIONS-method-can-leak-Apaches-server-memory.html

Hanno Bock reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system in certain cases.
Solution:   CentOS has issued a fix.

i386:
f726d4ec24ed2b40b76132809b3011dbe80a2f27173d0961fdff6f4155f7ef47 httpd-2.2.15-60.el6.centos.6.i686.rpm
66d04d2f6ddb146fbf7805358f1665a45fd8684768f34079b92c5f76e695a969 httpd-devel-2.2.15-60.el6.centos.6.i686.rpm
252754cffccb16bfadca8076b89bbd1fed467a2522fb22a2750314266c5f00d2 httpd-manual-2.2.15-60.el6.centos.6.noarch.rpm
977db2c781417ce0c906ffb91ab5aaa2606012ddbf7ef295440c6e53309ff5a5 httpd-tools-2.2.15-60.el6.centos.6.i686.rpm
8bb772eb1def1b0eae8d8619111f1a6bf8da117f9a9bb05a89b65faa9b797f82 mod_ssl-2.2.15-60.el6.centos.6.i686.rpm

x86_64:
6b46908f4b2620825323d5a6f2b006f82dc3c4ce045fa39b2adb6274d31d7bfb httpd-2.2.15-60.el6.centos.6.x86_64.rpm
66d04d2f6ddb146fbf7805358f1665a45fd8684768f34079b92c5f76e695a969 httpd-devel-2.2.15-60.el6.centos.6.i686.rpm
1bbc5b0e4235aefac7951900bb80374da94c403790246650062359be11db13d9 httpd-devel-2.2.15-60.el6.centos.6.x86_64.rpm
252754cffccb16bfadca8076b89bbd1fed467a2522fb22a2750314266c5f00d2 httpd-manual-2.2.15-60.el6.centos.6.noarch.rpm
5c59160bc64690500db891aa93d773029af4a83c61470adb724632ae967ce784 httpd-tools-2.2.15-60.el6.centos.6.x86_64.rpm
415f7026c1ce63ca49badc3b8614c483f64a58b93a2e691f19978bebfbd9a01e mod_ssl-2.2.15-60.el6.centos.6.x86_64.rpm

Source:
7cd0dcf31e629f45412b2e885f8d9b76bd297acf28d87a50d8e5bd798ccb5208 httpd-2.2.15-60.el6.centos.6.src.rpm

Cause:   Access control error, State error
Underlying OS:  Linux (CentOS)
Underlying OS Comments:  6

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Sep 19 2017 Apache HTTPD Use-After-Free Memory Error in Processing HTTP OPTIONS Requests Lets Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information on the Target System in Certain Cases



 Source Message Contents

Subject:  [CentOS-announce] CESA-2017:2972 Moderate CentOS 6 httpd Security Update


CentOS Errata and Security Advisory 2017:2972 Moderate

Upstream details at : https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2972

The following updated files have been uploaded and are currently 
syncing to the mirrors: ( sha256sum Filename ) 

i386:
f726d4ec24ed2b40b76132809b3011dbe80a2f27173d0961fdff6f4155f7ef47  httpd-2.2.15-60.el6.centos.6.i686.rpm
66d04d2f6ddb146fbf7805358f1665a45fd8684768f34079b92c5f76e695a969  httpd-devel-2.2.15-60.el6.centos.6.i686.rpm
252754cffccb16bfadca8076b89bbd1fed467a2522fb22a2750314266c5f00d2  httpd-manual-2.2.15-60.el6.centos.6.noarch.rpm
977db2c781417ce0c906ffb91ab5aaa2606012ddbf7ef295440c6e53309ff5a5  httpd-tools-2.2.15-60.el6.centos.6.i686.rpm
8bb772eb1def1b0eae8d8619111f1a6bf8da117f9a9bb05a89b65faa9b797f82  mod_ssl-2.2.15-60.el6.centos.6.i686.rpm

x86_64:
6b46908f4b2620825323d5a6f2b006f82dc3c4ce045fa39b2adb6274d31d7bfb  httpd-2.2.15-60.el6.centos.6.x86_64.rpm
66d04d2f6ddb146fbf7805358f1665a45fd8684768f34079b92c5f76e695a969  httpd-devel-2.2.15-60.el6.centos.6.i686.rpm
1bbc5b0e4235aefac7951900bb80374da94c403790246650062359be11db13d9  httpd-devel-2.2.15-60.el6.centos.6.x86_64.rpm
252754cffccb16bfadca8076b89bbd1fed467a2522fb22a2750314266c5f00d2  httpd-manual-2.2.15-60.el6.centos.6.noarch.rpm
5c59160bc64690500db891aa93d773029af4a83c61470adb724632ae967ce784  httpd-tools-2.2.15-60.el6.centos.6.x86_64.rpm
415f7026c1ce63ca49badc3b8614c483f64a58b93a2e691f19978bebfbd9a01e  mod_ssl-2.2.15-60.el6.centos.6.x86_64.rpm

Source:
7cd0dcf31e629f45412b2e885f8d9b76bd297acf28d87a50d8e5bd798ccb5208  httpd-2.2.15-60.el6.centos.6.src.rpm



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