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The remote web server is affected by a local buffer overflow
The remote web server appears to be running a version of Apache that
is older than version 1.3.33.
This version is vulnerable to a local buffer overflow in the get_tag()
function of the module 'mod_include' when a specially crafted document
with malformed server-side includes is requested though an HTTP
Successful exploitation can lead to execution of arbitrary code with
escalated privileges, but requires that server-side includes (SSI) is
Upgrade to Apache 1.3.33 or later.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.7
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Web Servers
Nessus Plugin ID: 15554 (apache_mod_include_priv_escalation.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 11471
CVE ID: CVE-2004-0940
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