Apache 2.2 < 2.2.17 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 800577
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The remote web server is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.


Versions of Apache 2.2 earlier than 2.2.17 are potentially affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- Errors exist in the bundled expat library that may allow an attacker to crash the server when a buffer is over-read when parsing an XML document. (CVE-2009-3720 and CVE-2009-3560)

- An error exists in the 'apr_brigade_split_line' function in the bundled APR-util library. Carefully timed bytes in requests result in gradual memory increases leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-1623)
IAVA Reference : 2012-A-0020
STIG Finding Severity : Category I


Either ensure the affected module is not in use or upgrade to Apache version 2.2.17 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 800577

Family: Web Servers

Published: 5/7/2013

Updated: 5/7/2013

Nessus ID: 50070

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 10/19/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/17/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3720, CVE-2010-1623, CVE-2009-3560

BID: 36097, 43673, 37203