Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : apache (MDVSA-2012:154-1)

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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) :

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 (CVE-2012-0883).

Possible XSS for sites which use mod_negotiation and allow untrusted
uploads to locations which have MultiViews enabled (CVE-2012-2687).

The updated packages have been upgraded to the latest 2.2.23 version
which is not vulnerable to these issues.

Update :

Packages for Mandriva Linux 2011 is also being provided.

See also :

http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_22.html
http://www.apache.org/dist/httpd/CHANGES_2.2.23

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)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 62386 ()

Bugtraq ID: 53046
55131

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0883
CVE-2012-2687

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