Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : apache-mod_security (MDVSA-2015:106)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Updated apache-mod_security packages fix security vulnerability :

Martin Holst Swende discovered a flaw in the way mod_security handled
chunked requests. A remote attacker could use this flaw to bypass
intended mod_security restrictions, allowing them to send requests
containing content that should have been removed by mod_security
(CVE-2013-5705).

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0180.html

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 82359 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-5705

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