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Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
Mark Dowd discovered an off-by-one buffer overflow in the mod_rewrite
module's ldap scheme handling. On systems which activate
'RewriteEngine on', a remote attacker could exploit certain rewrite
rules to crash Apache, or potentially even execute arbitrary code
(this has not been verified).
'RewriteEngine on' is disabled by default. Systems which have this
directive disabled are not affected at all.
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 27907 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2006-3747
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