Amazon Linux AMI : httpd (ALAS-2011-01)

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Synopsis :

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description :

The MITRE CVE database describes CVE-2011-3192 as :

The byterange filter in the Apache HTTP Server 1.3.x, 2.0.x through
2.0.64, and 2.2.x through 2.2.19 allows remote attackers to cause a
denial of service (memory and CPU consumption) via a Range header that
expresses multiple overlapping ranges, as exploited in the wild in
August 2011, a different vulnerability than CVE-2007-0086.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?4868d419
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1199-1/
http://www.nessus.org/u?411907e1

Solution :

Run 'yum upgrade httpd' to upgrade your system. Then run 'service
httpd restart' to restart the Apache HTTP Server.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69560 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3192