FreeBSD : Apache -- Insecure LD_LIBRARY_PATH handling (de2bc01f-dc44-11e1-9f4d-002354ed89bc)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Apache reports :

Insecure handling of LD_LIBRARY_PATH was found that could lead to the
current working directory to be searched for DSOs. This could allow a
local user to execute code as root if an administrator runs apachectl
from an untrusted directory.

See also :

http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_24.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?4d383d53
http://www.nessus.org/u?6a861221

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61388 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0883

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