Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : apache (MDVSA-2012:012)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Multiple vulnerabilities has been found and corrected in apache (ASF
HTTPD) :

The log_cookie function in mod_log_config.c in the mod_log_config
module in the Apache HTTP Server 2.2.17 through 2.2.21, when a
threaded MPM is used, does not properly handle a \%{}C format string,
which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon
crash) via a cookie that lacks both a name and a value
(CVE-2012-0021).

scoreboard.c in the Apache HTTP Server 2.2.21 and earlier might allow
local users to cause a denial of service (daemon crash during
shutdown) or possibly have unspecified other impact by modifying a
certain type field within a scoreboard shared memory segment, leading
to an invalid call to the free function (CVE-2012-0031).

protocol.c in the Apache HTTP Server 2.2.x through 2.2.21 does not
properly restrict header information during construction of Bad
Request (aka 400) error documents, which allows remote attackers to
obtain the values of HTTPOnly cookies via vectors involving a (1) long
or (2) malformed header in conjunction with crafted web script
(CVE-2012-0053).

The updated packages have been upgraded to the latest 2.2.22 version
which is not vulnerable to this issue.

Additionally APR and APR-UTIL has been upgraded to the latest versions
1.4.5 and 1.4.1 respectively which holds many improvments over the
previous versions.

See also :

http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_22.html
http://www.apache.org/dist/apr/CHANGES-APR-1.4
http://www.apache.org/dist/apr/CHANGES-APR-UTIL-1.4
http://www.apache.org/dist/httpd/CHANGES_2.2.22

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57819 ()

Bugtraq ID: 51407
51705
51706

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0021
CVE-2012-0031
CVE-2012-0053

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