This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
Updated Apache httpd packages to correct two security issues are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4.
This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.
The Apache HTTP Server is a powerful, full-featured, efficient, and
freely-available Web server.
Watchfire reported a flaw that occured when using the Apache server as
an HTTP proxy. A remote attacker could send an HTTP request with both
a 'Transfer-Encoding: chunked' header and a 'Content-Length' header.
This caused Apache to incorrectly handle and forward the body of the
request in a way that the receiving server processes it as a separate
HTTP request. This could allow the bypass of Web application firewall
protection or lead to cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) assigned the
name CVE-2005-2088 to this issue.
Marc Stern reported an off-by-one overflow in the mod_ssl CRL
verification callback. In order to exploit this issue the Apache
server would need to be configured to use a malicious certificate
revocation list (CRL). The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures
project (cve.mitre.org) assigned the name CVE-2005-1268 to this issue.
Users of Apache httpd should update to these errata packages that
contain backported patches to correct these issues.
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 19296 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2005-1268CVE-2005-2088
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