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[ GLSA 201904-20 ] Apache: Privilege escalation
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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@gentoo.org 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