A security flaw was found in the way mod_security, a security module for Apache HTTP server, handled situations in which both of 'Content:Disposition: attachment' and 'Content-Type: multipart' were present in HTTP headers. A remote attacker could use this flaw to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via a specially-crafted HTML document.
Relevant upstream patch:
This issue affects the versions of the mod_security package, as shipped with Fedora release of 15, 16, and 17. Please schedule an update.
This issue affects the versions of the mod_security package, as shipped with Fedora EPEL 5 and 6. Please schedule an update.
Created mod_security tracking bugs for this issue
Affects: fedora-all [bug 834549]
Affects: epel-all [bug 834550]
As per http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/06/22/2, this issue was [partially] fixed in 2009, and separate CVE was assigned to it.
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