Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : apache-mod_security (MDVSA-2012:182)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Multiple vulnerabilities has been discovered and corrected in
apache-mod_security :

ModSecurity before 2.6.6, when used with PHP, does not properly handle
single quotes not at the beginning of a request parameter value in the
Content-Disposition field of a request with a multipart/form-data
Content-Type header, which allows remote attackers to bypass filtering
rules and perform other attacks such as cross-site scripting (XSS)
attacks. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix
for CVE-2009-5031 (CVE-2012-2751).

ModSecurity <= 2.6.8 is vulnerable to multipart/invalid part ruleset
bypass, this was fixed in 2.7.0 (released on2012-10-16)

The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.

Solution :

Update the affected apache-mod_security and / or mlogc packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63331 ()

Bugtraq ID: 54156

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2751

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