Moderate CentOS httpd Security Update

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medium
5.0
httpd-2.2.15-47.el6.centos.i686.rpm, httpd-2.2.15-47.el6.centos.src.rpm, httpd-2.2.15-47.el6.centos.x86_64.rpm, httpd-devel-2.2.15-47.el6.centos.i686.rpm, httpd-devel-2.2.15-47.el6.centos.x86_64.rpm, httpd-manual-2.2.15-47.el6.centos.noarch.rpm, httpd-tools-2.2.15-47.el6.centos.i686.rpm, httpd-tools-2.2.15-47.el6.centos.x86_64.rpm, mod_ssl-2.2.15-47.el6.centos.i686.rpm, mod_ssl-2.2.15-47.el6.centos.x86_64.rpm
CVE-2015-3183
rhn.redhat.com, lists.centos.org
2015-08-24
2017-07-27 19:09
ALAS-2015-579
ALAS-2015-578
Moderate CentOS httpd Security Update
CVE-2015-3183 apache2
CVE-2015-3183
2017-04-01 19:09
2017-01-05 20:13

Description


Updated httpd packages that fix one security issue are now available for
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Moderate security
impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which
gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the
References section.

The httpd packages provide the Apache HTTP Server, a powerful, efficient,
and extensible web server.

Multiple flaws were found in the way httpd parsed HTTP requests and
responses using chunked transfer encoding. A remote attacker could use
these flaws to create a specially crafted request, which httpd would decode
differently from an HTTP proxy software in front of it, possibly leading to
HTTP request smuggling attacks. (CVE-2015-3183)

All httpd users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a backported patch to correct this issue. After installing the
updated packages, the httpd service will be restarted automatically.
Please see https://www.redhat.com/footer/terms-of-use.html

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Affected package information

Release Package Patched in
6 httpd httpd-2.2.15-47.el6.centos.i686.rpm
httpd httpd-2.2.15-47.el6.centos.src.rpm
httpd httpd-2.2.15-47.el6.centos.x86_64.rpm
httpd-devel httpd-devel-2.2.15-47.el6.centos.i686.rpm
httpd-devel httpd-devel-2.2.15-47.el6.centos.x86_64.rpm
httpd-manual httpd-manual-2.2.15-47.el6.centos.noarch.rpm
httpd-tools httpd-tools-2.2.15-47.el6.centos.i686.rpm
httpd-tools httpd-tools-2.2.15-47.el6.centos.x86_64.rpm
mod_ssl mod_ssl-2.2.15-47.el6.centos.i686.rpm
mod_ssl mod_ssl-2.2.15-47.el6.centos.x86_64.rpm