Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : apache (MDVSA-2008:195)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A vulnerability was discovered in the mod_proxy module in Apache where
it did not limit the number of forwarded interim responses, allowing
remote HTTP servers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption)
via a large number of interim responses (CVE-2008-2364).

A cross-site scripting vulnerability was found in the mod_proxy_ftp
module in Apache that allowed remote attackers to inject arbitrary web
script or HTML via wildcards in a pathname in an FTP URI
(CVE-2008-2939).

The updated packages have been patched to prevent these issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37114 (mandriva_MDVSA-2008-195.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2364
CVE-2008-2939

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