GLSA-201309-12 : Apache HTTP Server: Multiple vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201309-12
(Apache HTTP Server: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Apache HTTP Server. Please
review the CVE identifiers and research paper referenced below for
details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could send a specially crafted request to possibly
execute arbitrary code, cause Denial of Service, or obtain sensitive
information.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.iacr.org/cryptodb/archive/2002/FSE/3091/3091.pdf
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201309-12.xml

Solution :

All Apache HTTP Server users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-servers/apache-2.2.25'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.4
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70085 ()

Bugtraq ID: 21865
55704
59826
61129

CVE ID: CVE-2007-6750
CVE-2012-4929
CVE-2013-1862
CVE-2013-1896