Fedora 18 : httpd-2.4.4-2.fc18 (2013-4541)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update contains the latest release of the Apache HTTP Server,
version 2.4.4.

Two security issues are resolved in this update :

- Various XSS flaws due to unescaped hostnames and URIs
HTML output in mod_info, mod_status, mod_imagemap,
mod_ldap, and mod_proxy_ftp. (CVE-2012-3499)

- An Cross-Site-Scripting attack against the
mod_proxy_balancer manager interface. (CVE-2012-4558)

Numerous bug fixes and minor enhancements are also included; for more
information see :

http://www.apache.org/dist/httpd/CHANGES_2.4.4

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://www.apache.org/dist/httpd/CHANGES_2.4.4
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=915883
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=915884
http://www.nessus.org/u?06fcc566

Solution :

Update the affected httpd package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 65760 ()

Bugtraq ID: 58165

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3499
CVE-2012-4558

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