GLSA-200409-33 : Apache: Exposure of protected directories

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200409-33
(Apache: Exposure of protected directories)

A bug in the way Apache handles the Satisfy directive, which is used to
require that certain conditions (client host, client authentication, etc)
be met before access to a certain directory is granted, could allow the
exposure of protected directories to unauthorized clients.

Impact :

Directories containing protected data could be exposed to all visitors to
the webserver.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All Apache users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv '>=www-servers/apache-2.0.51-r1'
# emerge '>=www-servers/apache-2.0.51-r1'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 14811 (gentoo_GLSA-200409-33.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0811