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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
A flaw was found in the handling of compression structures between
mod_ssl and OpenSSL. If too many connections were opened in a short
period of time, all system memory and swap space would be consumed by
httpd, negatively impacting other processes, or causing a system
A flaw was found in the handling of the 'Options' and 'AllowOverride'
directives. In configurations using the 'AllowOverride' directive with
certain 'Options=' arguments, local users were not restricted from
executing commands from a Server-Side-Include script as intended.
Users must restart httpd for this update to take effect.
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60591 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2008-1678CVE-2009-1195
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