|Bugzilla:||785069: CVE-2012-0053 httpd: cookie exposure due to error responses|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
protocol.c in the Apache HTTP Server 2.2.x through 2.2.21 does not properly restrict header information during construction of Bad Request (aka 400) error documents, which allows remote attackers to obtain the values of HTTPOnly cookies via vectors involving a (1) long or (2) malformed header in conjunction with crafted web script.
This issue affects httpd packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4, which are now in the Extended Life Phase of their life cycle. Therefore this issue is not planned to be addressed in future updates. For additional information, refer to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Life Cycle: https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/errata/
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Red Hat security errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (httpd)||RHSA-2012:0323||February 21, 2012|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (httpd)||RHSA-2012:0128||February 13, 2012|
|Red Hat JBoss Web Server 1.0 for RHEL 6 Server (httpd)||RHSA-2012:0542||May 07, 2012|
|Red Hat JBoss Web Server 1.0 (httpd)||RHSA-2012:0543||May 07, 2012|
|Red Hat JBoss Web Server 1.0 for RHEL 5 Server (httpd)||RHSA-2012:0542||May 07, 2012|
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