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Date: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 07:54:12 -0500
From: Daniel Ruggeri <>
Subject: CVE-2020-1927: mod_rewrite configurations vulnerable to open redirect

CVE-2020-1927: mod_rewrite configurations vulnerable to open redirect

Severity: Low

Vendor: The Apache Software Foundation

Versions Affected:
httpd 2.4.0 to 2.4.39

Apache HTTP Server 2.4.0 to 2.4.41
Redirects configured with mod_rewrite that were intended to be self-referential
might be fooled by encoded newlines and redirect instead to an an unexpected
URL within the request URL.

Note: This is the same defect as CVE-2019-10098. The fix for CVE-2019-10098 was

Anchor captures used as back-references, prefix self-referential redirects with
/ or scheme, host, and port.

The issue was discovered by Fabrice Perez


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