Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : apache (MDVSA-2011:057)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

The configuration merger in itk.c in the Steinar H. Gunderson mpm-itk
Multi-Processing Module (apache-mpm-itk) for the Apache HTTP Server
does not properly handle certain configuration sections that specify
NiceValue but not AssignUserID, which might allow remote attackers to
gain privileges by leveraging the root uid and root gid of an mpm-itk
process (CVE-2011-1176).

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The updated packages uses the latest upstream ITK patch for apache
that is unaffected by this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.2
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 53244 ()

Bugtraq ID: 46953

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1176