CVE Database


Impact: Low
Public: 2008-01-01
Bugzilla: 427230: CVE-2007-6422 httpd mod_proxy_balancer crash


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The balancer_handler function in mod_proxy_balancer in the Apache HTTP Server 2.2.0 through 2.2.6, when a threaded Multi-Processing Module is used, allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (child process crash) via an invalid bb variable.

Find out more about CVE-2007-6422 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Application Stack v2 for Enterprise Linux (v.5) (httpd) RHSA-2008:0009 January 21, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (httpd) RHSA-2008:0008 January 15, 2008

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