openSUSE 10 Security Update : apache2 (apache2-4666)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Several bugs were fixed in the Apache2 webserver :

These include the following security issues :

- CVE-2006-5752: mod_status: Fix a possible XSS attack
against a site with a public server-status page and
ExtendedStatus enabled, for browsers which perform
charset 'detection'.

- CVE-2007-1863: mod_cache: Prevent a segmentation fault
if attributes are listed in a Cache-Control header
without any value.

- CVE-2007-3304: prefork, worker, event MPMs: Ensure that
the parent process cannot be forced to kill processes
outside its process group.

- CVE-2007-3847: mod_proxy: Prevent reading past the end
of a buffer when parsing date-related headers. PR 41144.

- CVE-2007-4465: mod_autoindex: Add in ContentType and
Charset options to IndexOptions directive. This allows
the admin to explicitly set the content-type and charset
of the generated page.

and the following non-security issues :

- get_module_list: replace loadmodule.conf atomically

- Use File::Temp to create good tmpdir in logresolve.pl2
(httpd-2.x.x-logresolve.patchs)

Solution :

Update the affected apache2 packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28282 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-5752
CVE-2007-1863
CVE-2007-3304
CVE-2007-3847
CVE-2007-4465

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