Scientific Linux Security Update : httpd on SL7.x x86_64 (20171011) (Optionsbleed)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 103806

Synopsis

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

Description

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)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?e195877f

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 103806

File Name: sl_20171011_httpd_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/10/12

Updated: 2020/02/25

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:fermilab:scientific_linux:httpd, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:httpd-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:httpd-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:httpd-manual, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:httpd-tools, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:mod_ldap, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:mod_proxy_html, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:mod_session, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:mod_ssl, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/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