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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200508-15
(Apache 2.0: Denial of Service vulnerability)
Filip Sneppe discovered that Apache improperly handles byterange
requests to CGI scripts.
A remote attacker may access vulnerable scripts in a malicious way,
exhausting all RAM and swap space on the server, resulting in a Denial
of Service of the Apache server.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All apache users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-servers/apache-2.0.54-r9'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 19535 (gentoo_GLSA-200508-15.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-2728
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