CentOS 7 : httpd (CESA-2017:2882) (Optionsbleed)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 103790

Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An update for httpd is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

The httpd packages provide the Apache HTTP Server, a powerful, efficient, and extensible web server.

Security Fix(es) :

* A use-after-free flaw was found in the way httpd handled invalid and previously unregistered HTTP methods specified in the Limit directive used in an .htaccess file. A remote attacker could possibly use this flaw to disclose portions of the server memory, or cause httpd child process to crash. (CVE-2017-9798)

Red Hat would like to thank Hanno Bock for reporting this issue.

Solution

Update the affected httpd packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?68e97394

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 103790

File Name: centos_RHSA-2017-2882.nasl

Version: 3.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/10/12

Updated: 2019/12/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-9798

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:centos:centos:httpd, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:httpd-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:httpd-manual, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:httpd-tools, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:mod_ldap, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:mod_proxy_html, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:mod_session, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:mod_ssl, cpe:/o:centos:centos:7

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/CentOS/release, Host/CentOS/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/10/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/09/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-9798

RHSA: 2017:2882