Package : apache2
Vulnerability : insufficient security check
Problem type : local
CVE Id(s) : CVE-2009-1195
It was discovered that the Apache web server did not properly handle
the "Options=" parameter to the AllowOverride directive:
In the stable distribution (lenny), local users could (via .htaccess)
enable script execution in Server Side Includes even in configurations
where the AllowOverride directive contained only
In the oldstable distribution (etch), local users could (via
.htaccess) enable script execution in Server Side Includes and CGI
script execution in configurations where the AllowOverride directive
contained any "Options=" value.
For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
The oldstable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in
For the testing distribution (squeeze) and the unstable distribution
(sid), this problem will be fixed in version 2.2.11-6.
This advisory also provides updated apache2-mpm-itk packages which
have been recompiled against the new apache2 packages (except for the
s390 architecture where updated packages will follow shortly).
We recommend that you upgrade your apache2 packages.
will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
will install the referenced file.
If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:
will update the internal database
will install corrected packages
You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.
Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 alias etch