ELA-619-1 modsecurity-apache security update

resource exhaustion vulnerability

Related CVEs CVE-2021-42717

It was discovered that there was a potential resource exhaustion attack in modsecurity-apache, an Apache module which inspects HTTP requests with the aim of preventing typical web application attacks such as XSS and SQL.

For Debian 8 Jessie, these problems have been fixed in version 2.8.0-3+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your modsecurity-apache packages.

Further information about Extended LTS security advisories can be found at: https://deb.freexian.com/extended-lts/