Debian DSA-3980-1 : apache2 - security update (Optionsbleed)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 103364

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Hanno Boeck discovered that incorrect parsing of Limit directives of .htaccess files by the Apache HTTP Server could result in memory disclosure.

Solution

Upgrade the apache2 packages.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 2.4.10-10+deb8u11.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 2.4.25-3+deb9u3.

See Also

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=876109

https://packages.debian.org/source/jessie/apache2

https://packages.debian.org/source/stretch/apache2

https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3980

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 103364

File Name: debian_DSA-3980.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/09/21

Updated: 2019/04/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:apache2, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/09/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-9798

DSA: 3980