Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : apache2 (MDKSA-2004:135)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability in apache 2.0.35-2.0.52 was discovered by Chintan
Trivedi; he found that by sending a large amount of specially- crafted
HTTP GET requests, a remote attacker could cause a Denial of Service
on the httpd server. This vulnerability is due to improper enforcement
of the field length limit in the header-parsing code.

The updated packages have been patched to prevent this problem.

See also :

http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/17930

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 15740 (mandrake_MDKSA-2004-135.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0942

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