Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : apache (MDKSA-2004:134)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A possible buffer overflow exists in the get_tag() function of
mod_include, and if SSI (Server Side Includes) are enabled, a local
attacker may be able to run arbitrary code with the rights of an httpd
child process. This could be done with a special HTML document using
malformed SSI.

The updated packages have been patched to prevent this problem.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 15739 (mandrake_MDKSA-2004-134.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0940

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