FreeBSD : apache13-modssl -- format string vulnerability in proxy support (18974c8a-1fbd-11d9-814e-0001020eed82)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

A OpenPKG Security Advisory reports :

Triggered by a report to Packet Storm from Virulent, a format string
vulnerability was found in mod_ssl, the Apache SSL/TLS interface to
OpenSSL, version (up to and including) 2.8.18 for Apache 1.3. The
mod_ssl in Apache 2.x is not affected. The vulnerability could be
exploitable if Apache is used as a proxy for HTTPS URLs and the
attacker established a own specially prepared DNS and origin server
environment.

See also :

http://www.openpkg.org/security/OpenPKG-SA-2004.032-apache.html
http://packetstormsecurity.org/0407-advisories/modsslFormat.txt
http://marc.info/?l=apache-modssl&m=109001100906749
http://www.nessus.org/u?3cb284ff

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36579 (freebsd_pkg_18974c8a1fbd11d9814e0001020eed82.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 10736

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0700

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