The configuration merger in itk.c in the Steinar H. Gunderson mpm-itk
Multi-Processing Module 2.2.11-01 and 2.2.11-02 for the Apache HTTP
Server does not properly handle certain configuration sections that
specify NiceValue but not AssignUserID, which might allow remote
attackers to gain privileges by leveraging the root uid and root gid
of an mpm-itk process.
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MLIST:[mpm-itk] 20110321 CVE 2011-1176: Sometimes runs as root instead of the default Apache user
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