mod_ssl ssl_util_uuencode_binary Remote Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host.

Description :

The remote host is using a version of mod_ssl that is older than
2.8.18.

This version is vulnerable to a flaw that could allow an attacker to
disable the remote website remotely, or to execute arbitrary code on
the remote host.

Note that several Linux distributions patched the old version of this
module. Therefore, this alert might be a false-positive. Please
check with your vendor to determine if you really are vulnerable to
this flaw.

Solution :

Upgrade to version 2.8.18 (Apache 1.3) or to Apache 2.0.50.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 12255 ()

Bugtraq ID: 10355

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0488