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apache13-modssl -- format string vulnerability in proxy support


A OpenPKG Security Advisory reports:

Triggered by a report to Packet Storm from Virulent, a format string vulnerability was found in mod_ssl, the Apache SSL/TLS interface to OpenSSL, version (up to and including) 2.8.18 for Apache 1.3. The mod_ssl in Apache 2.x is not affected. The vulnerability could be exploitable if Apache is used as a proxy for HTTPS URLs and the attacker established a own specially prepared DNS and origin server environment.



portaudit: apache13-modssl -- format string vulnerability in proxy support

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Oliver Eikemeier <>