Apache mod_rewrite off-by-one buffer overflow vulnerability

Description
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    Apache mod_rewrite is prone to an off-by-one buffer-overflow condition. The vulnerability arising in the mod_rewrite module's ldap scheme handling allows for potential memory corruption when an attacker exploits certain rewrite rules.

    Affected Apache versions:
    • Apache 1.3.28 - 1.3.36 with mod_rewrite
    • Apache 2.2.0 - 2.2.2 with mod_rewrite
    • Apache 2.0.46 - 2.0.58 with mod_rewrite

Remediation
  • Upgrade Apache to the latest version.
References