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489436: CVE-2009-1195 httpd: AllowOverride Options=IncludesNoExec allows Options Includes

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The Apache HTTP Server 2.2.11 and earlier 2.2 versions does not properly handle Options=IncludesNOEXEC in the AllowOverride directive, which allows local users to gain privileges by configuring (1) Options Includes, (2) Options +Includes, or (3) Options +IncludesNOEXEC in a .htaccess file, and then inserting an exec element in a .shtml file.

Find out more about CVE-2009-1195 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4.4
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Web Server 1 for RHEL 5 Server (httpd) RHSA-2009:1155 2009-07-14
Red Hat Application Stack v2 for Enterprise Linux (v.5) (httpd) RHSA-2009:1156 2009-07-14
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (httpd) RHSA-2009:1075 2009-05-27
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 1.0 for RHEL 4 AS (httpd22) RHSA-2009:1160 2009-07-17
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