Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : apache (MDKSA-2007:140)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A vulnerability was discovered in the the Apache mod_status module
that could lead to a cross-site scripting attack on sites where the
server-status page was publically accessible and ExtendedStatus was
enabled (CVE-2006-5752).

A vulnerability was found in the Apache mod_cache module that could
cause the httpd server child process to crash if it was sent a
carefully crafted request. This could lead to a denial of service if
using a threaded MPM (CVE-2007-1863).

The Apache server also did not verify that a process was an Apache
child process before sending it signals. A local attacker with the
ability to run scripts on the server could manipulate the scoreboard
and cause arbitrary processes to be terminated (CVE-2007-3304).

Updated packages have been patched to prevent the above issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 25670 (mandrake_MDKSA-2007-140.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 24215

CVE ID: CVE-2006-5752

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