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The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.
New apache packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, 10.0,
10.1, 10.2, and -current to fix potential security issues: * If a
request contains both Transfer-Encoding and Content-Length headers,
remove the Content-Length, mitigating some HTTP Request
Splitting/Spoofing attacks. * Added TraceEnable [on|off|extended]
per-server directive to alter the behavior of the TRACE method. It's
hard to say how much real-world impact these have, as there's no more
information about that in the announcement. The original Apache
announement can be read here:
http://www.apache.org/dist/httpd/Announcement1.3.html Note that if you
use mod_ssl, you will also need a new mod_ssl package. These have been
provided for the same releases of Slackware.
See also :
Update the affected apache and / or mod_ssl packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
Family: Slackware Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 20151 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2005-2088
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