Recently, NSFOCUS CERT found that Apache has issued an official security notice to fix multiple Apache HTTP Server vulnerabilities. Affected users should take protective measures as soon as possible.
Apache HTTP Server Request Smuggling Vulnerability (CVE-2023-25690):
When mod_ When proxy is enabled with some form of RewriteRule or ProxyPassMatch, a non-specific pattern will match the user’s partial request target (URL). Remote attackers can bypass the access control in the proxy server by constructing malicious HTTP request packets, and proxy the unexpected URL to the existing source server, resulting in cache poisoning.
Apache HTTP Server Response Smuggling Vulnerability (CVE-2023-27522):
Due to the misconfiguration in mod_ proxy_ uwsgi, remote attackers can use this vulnerability to inject arbitrary HTTP headers and cause the server to return a split response. An attacker can further exploit this vulnerability, which may eventually lead to web cache poisoning or cross-site scripting attacks, and obtain sensitive information.
Reference link: https://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_24.html
Scope of Impact
- 2.4.0 <= Apache HTTP Server <= 2.4.55
- 2.4.30 <= Apache HTTP Server <= 2.4.55
- Apache HTTP Server >= 2.4.56
- Apache HTTP Server >= 2.4.56
Relevant users can determine whether the current application is at risk through version detection.
Use the following command to view the current version of Apache HTTP Server:
If the current version is within the affected range, there may be security risks.
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