SuSE9 Security Update : Apache 2 (YOU Patch Number 12526)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

This update of the Apache webserver fixes various security issues :

- mod_proxy could run into an infinite loop when used as
reverse proxy. (CVE-2009-1890)

- mod_deflate continued to compress large files even after
a network connection was closed, causing mod_deflate to
consume large amounts of CPU. (CVE-2009-1891)

- The ap_proxy_ftp_handler function in
modules/proxy/proxy_ftp.c in the mod_proxy_ftp module
allows remote FTP servers to cause a denial of service
(NULL pointer dereference and child process crash) via a
malformed reply to an EPSV command. (CVE-2009-3094)

- access restriction bypass in mod_proxy_ftp module.

See also :

Solution :

Apply YOU patch number 12526.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 42243 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1890

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