Apache Bug Lets Attackers Gain Root Access

Apache HTTP web server users are being urged to update their servers to patch for a critical vulnerability that could give an attacker a way to gain root access. Researcher Charles Fol discovered the vulnerability and writes about it in detail here: https://cfreal.github.io/carpe-diem-cve-2019-0211-apache-local-root.html.

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