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vulnerability bulletin CVE-2017-9798

Apache httpd: information disclosure via htaccess Limit Optionsbleed

Synthesis of the vulnerability

When Apache httpd hosts an .htaccess file with the Limit option, an OPTIONS query can retrieve an extract of the service memory.
Vulnerable software: Apache httpd, Mac OS X, Debian, Fedora, WebSphere AS Traditional, Junos Space, openSUSE Leap, Oracle Communications, Oracle Directory Server, Oracle Directory Services Plus, Oracle Fusion Middleware, Oracle Identity Management, Oracle iPlanet Web Server, Solaris, Tuxedo, WebLogic, Oracle Web Tier, RHEL, JBoss EAP by Red Hat, Slackware, Synology DSM, Synology DS***, Synology RS***, Ubuntu.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: data reading.
Attacker's origin: internet client.
Creation date: 19/09/2017.
Références of this computer vulnerability: 2009782, bulletinjan2018, CERTFR-2017-AVI-336, cpujan2018, cpujan2019, CVE-2017-9798, DLA-1102-1, DSA-3980-1, FEDORA-2017-a52f252521, HT208331, HT208394, JSA10838, openSUSE-SU-2017:2549-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:1057-1, RHSA-2017:2882-01, RHSA-2017:2972-01, RHSA-2017:3018-01, RHSA-2017:3113-01, RHSA-2017:3114-01, RHSA-2017:3239-01, RHSA-2017:3240-01, SSA:2017-261-01, Synology-SA-17:56, USN-3425-1, USN-3425-2, VIGILANCE-VUL-23863.

Description of the vulnerability

When Apache httpd hosts an .htaccess file with the Limit option, an OPTIONS query can retrieve an extract of the service memory.
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