RHEL 4 : Proxy Server (RHSA-2008:0627)

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Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description :

Red Hat Network Proxy Server version 5.1.1 is now available. This
update includes a fix for a security issue in a Red Hat Network Proxy
Server component.

This update has been rated as having low security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

The Red Hat Network Proxy Server 5.1.1 release corrects a security
vulnerability in a shipped component. In a typical operating
environment, this component is not exposed to users of Proxy Server in
a vulnerable manner. This security update will reduce risk in unique
Proxy Server environments.

A flaw was found in the mod_perl 'ModPerl::RegistryCooker' class. If a
server implemented a mod_perl registry module using the
'namespace_from_uri' method, a remote attacker requesting a carefully
crafted URI can cause resource consumption, which could lead to a
denial of service. (CVE-2007-1349)

Users of Red Hat Network Proxy Server 5.1 are advised to upgrade to
5.1.1, which resolves this issue.

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2007-1349.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0627.html

Solution :

Update the affected mod_perl package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63859 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-1349