Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : apache (MDVSA-2014:174)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in apache (ASF HTTPD) :

The mod_headers module in the Apache HTTP Server 2.2.22 allows remote
attackers to bypass RequestHeader unset directives by placing a header
in the trailer portion of data sent with chunked transfer coding.
NOTE: the vendor states this is not a security issue in httpd as such.
(CVE-2013-5704).

The updated packages have been upgraded to the latest 2.2.29 version
which is not vulnerable to this issue.

See also :

http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/httpd/httpd/branches/2.2.x/CHANGES
https://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_24.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 77653 ()

Bugtraq ID: 66550

CVE ID: CVE-2013-5704

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