Bug 1866559 (CVE-2020-11985)

Summary: CVE-2020-11985 httpd: IP address spoofing when proxying using mod_remoteip and mod_rewrite
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Pedro Sampaio <psampaio>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Priority: medium    
Version: unspecifiedCC: anon.amish, csutherl, gzaronik, hhorak, jclere, jdoyle, jkaluza, jlyle, jorton, jwon, lgao, luhliari, mbabacek, mturk, pahan, pjindal, pslavice, rsvoboda, security-response-team, weli, yozone
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Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Fixed In Version: httpd 2.4.24 Doc Type: If docs needed, set a value
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A flaw was found in the mod_remoteip module shipped with the httpd package. This flaw allows an attacker to spoof the IP address, resulting in the bypass of a mod_rewrite rule. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to integrity.
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Bug Depends On: 1867471, 1867472, 1867473, 1868147    
Bug Blocks: 1866566    

Description Pedro Sampaio 2020-08-05 21:54:16 UTC
A flaw was found in httpd before version 2.4.24. When proxying using mod_remoteip and mod_rewrite its possible to spoof IP addresses.

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Comment 1 Pedro Sampaio 2020-08-05 21:54:20 UTC

Name: the Apache project

Comment 3 Ted Jongseok Won 2020-08-06 00:16:33 UTC
This vulnerability is out of security support scope for the following product:
 * Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Web Server 2

Please refer to https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/jboss_notes for more details.

Comment 7 Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2020-08-11 19:45:42 UTC
Created httpd tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1868147]

Comment 9 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2020-08-16 09:52:27 UTC

This issue only affects httpd-2.4.x, therefore, httpd packages shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 are not affected by this flaw.

Comment 10 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2020-08-16 10:03:05 UTC
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