Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : apache2 (MDKSA-2004:055)

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A stack-based buffer overflow exists in the ssl_util_uuencode_binary
function in ssl_util.c in Apache. When mod_ssl is configured to trust
the issuing CA, a remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary
code via a client certificate with a long subject DN.

The provided packages are patched to prevent this problem.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 14154 (mandrake_MDKSA-2004-055.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0488

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