FreeBSD : apache2 multiple space header denial-of-service vulnerability (282dfea0-3378-11d9-b404-000c6e8f12ef)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

It is possible for remote attackers to cause a denial-of-service
scenario on Apache 2.0.52 and earlier by sending an HTTP GET request
with a MIME header containing multiple lines full of whitespaces.

See also :

http://marc.info/?l=full-disclosure&m=109930632317208
http://www.nessus.org/u?1dc56bf1

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

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

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37058 (freebsd_pkg_282dfea0337811d9b404000c6e8f12ef.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0942

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