SUSE-SA:2006:043: apache,apache2

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Synopsis :

The remote host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch

Description :

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2006:043 (apache,apache2).


The following security problem was fixed in the Apache and Apache 2
web servers:

mod_rewrite: Fix an off-by-one security problem in the ldap scheme
handling. For some RewriteRules this could lead to a pointer being
written out of bounds. Depending on stack alignment this could be
used to potentially execute code.

The mod_rewrite module is not enabled per default in our packages.

This problem is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2006-3747.

A more detailed description of this problem is available in:

http://www.apache.org/dist/httpd/Announcement2.0.html

For SUSE Linux 10.0, 10.1 and SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 additionally
a old bug was fixed that we missed to forward port to the Apache 2.2
packages:

mod_imap: Fixes a cross-site-scripting bug in the imagemap module.
This issue is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2005-3352.

Solution :

http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_43_apache.html

Risk factor :

High

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24423 ()

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