FreeBSD : Apache 1.3 -- mod_proxy reverse proxy exposure (d8c901ff-0f0f-11e1-902b-20cf30e32f6d)

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Apache HTTP server project reports :

An exposure was found when using mod_proxy in reverse proxy mode. In
certain configurations using RewriteRule with proxy flag, a remote
attacker could cause the reverse proxy to connect to an arbitrary
server, possibly disclosing sensitive information from internal web
servers not directly accessible to attacker. There is no patch against
this issue!

See also :

http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_13.html
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2011/Oct/232
http://www.nessus.org/u?d56f00fa

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56816 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3368

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