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Apache Bug Prompts Update Advice

Apache Bug Prompts Update Advice

If you’re using Apache 2.2.14 (or earlier) for your Web apps, experts recommend that you update immediately to Apache 2.2.15. That’s because the older versions contain a bug in the core “mod_isapi” module that could allow attackers to gain system access privileges.

“The vulnerability means that you can take complete control of the web server remotely with system privileges — which is the highest privilege on Windows,” said Sense of Security spokesperson Jason Edelstein. “An attacker could gain access to, modify and take away data.”

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