FreeBSD : apache22 -- chunk header parsing defect (29083f8e-2ca8-11e5-86ff-14dae9d210b8)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

Apache Foundation reports :

CVE-2015-3183 core: Fix chunk header parsing defect. Remove
apr_brigade_flatten(), buffering and duplicated code from the HTTP_IN
filter, parse chunks in a single pass with zero copy. Limit accepted
chunk-size to 2^63-1 and be strict about chunk-ext authorized
characters.

See also :

http://www.apache.org/dist/httpd/Announcement2.2.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?9fdaabfc
http://www.nessus.org/u?b1a3810f

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)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 84860 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-3183

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