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The Apache web server software must be a vendor-supported version.


Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-214359 AS24-W1-000960 SV-214359r879887_rule High
Many vulnerabilities are associated with older versions of web server software. As hot fixes and patches are issued, these solutions are included in the next version of the server software. Maintaining the web server at a current version makes the efforts of a malicious user to exploit the web service more difficult.
Apache Server 2.4 Windows Server Security Technical Implementation Guide 2022-12-14


Check Text ( C-15571r277580_chk )
Determine the version of the Apache software that is running on the system.

In a command line, navigate to "<'INSTALLED PATH'>\bin". Run "httpd -v" to view the Apache version.

If the version of Apache is not at the following version or higher, this is a finding:

Apache 2.4 (February 2012)
Fix Text (F-15569r277581_fix)
Install the current version of the web server software and maintain appropriate service packs and patches.