Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : apache-mod_security (MDVSA-2013:156)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in apache-mod_security :

ModSecurity before 2.7.3 allows remote attackers to read arbitrary
files, send HTTP requests to intranet servers, or cause a denial of
service (CPU and memory consumption) via an XML external entity
declaration in conjunction with an entity reference, aka an XML
External Entity (XXE) vulnerability (CVE-2013-1915).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66266 ()

Bugtraq ID: 58810

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1915

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