Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : apache (MDVSA-2010:057)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in apache :

The ap_read_request function in server/protocol.c in the Apache HTTP
Server 2.2.x before 2.2.15, when a multithreaded MPM is used, does not
properly handle headers in subrequests in certain circumstances
involving a parent request that has a body, which might allow remote
attackers to obtain sensitive information via a crafted request that
triggers access to memory locations associated with an earlier request
(CVE-2010-0434).

Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0
customers.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

See also :

http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_22.html
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=917867

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 44997 (mandriva_MDVSA-2010-057.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 38580

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0434

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