CVE-2021-45463

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CVE-2021-45463 is a vulnerability that was discovered in September 2021. This vulnerability affects the Apache HTTP Server, which is a popular web server used across the world. The vulnerability allows attackers to execute arbitrary code remotely, which could potentially result in the compromise of sensitive data and systems. The vulnerability was caused by a flaw in the way that the Apache HTTP Server handles requests that contain specific headers. Specifically, it was caused by a buffer overflow error when processing certain headers. Attackers could exploit this vulnerability by sending specially crafted requests to a vulnerable server, causing it to execute malicious code. This code could then be used to compromise the system or steal sensitive data. Upon discovering the vulnerability, the Apache Software Foundation released a patch to address the issue. Users of the affected software were advised to update their installations as soon as possible to prevent any potential exploitation. As always, it is recommended that users keep their software up-to-date with the latest security patches to mitigate against potential vulnerabilities.
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