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Bug 536684 - <www-servers/apache-{2.2.31, 2.4.20}: IP address spoofing in mod_remoteip
Summary: <www-servers/apache-{2.2.31, 2.4.20}: IP address spoofing in mod_remoteip
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal minor (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B3 [glsa]
Depends on:
Reported: 2015-01-15 10:28 UTC by Agostino Sarubbo
Modified: 2016-10-06 17:25 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2015-01-15 10:28:32 UTC
From ${URL} :

It was reported [1] that mod_remoteip does not properly filter the IP addresses supplied in HTTP headers, which can allow a remote attacker to hide his real IP address, or bypass IP based restrictions.
This issue is fixed upstream:

Additional information can be found at the below bugreports:


@maintainer(s): after the bump, in case we need to stabilize the package, please let us know if it is ready for the stabilization or not.
Comment 1 Pacho Ramos gentoo-dev 2016-02-08 19:06:44 UTC
2.4 versions in the tree are solved and 2.2.x is not affected by this
Comment 2 Aaron Bauman Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2016-07-18 02:59:40 UTC
Added to existing GLSA.
Comment 3 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2016-10-06 17:25:59 UTC
This issue was resolved and addressed in
 GLSA 201610-02 at
by GLSA coordinator Kristian Fiskerstrand (K_F).