GLSA-201710-32 : Apache: Multiple vulnerabilities (Optionsbleed)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 104233


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201710-32 (Apache: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Apache. Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
Impact :

The Optionsbleed vulnerability can leak arbitrary memory from the server process that may contain secrets. Additionally attackers may cause a Denial of Service condition, bypass authentication, or cause information loss.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Apache users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-servers/apache-2.4.27-r1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 104233

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201710-32.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Published: 10/30/2017

Updated: 1/11/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:apache, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/29/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-3167, CVE-2017-3169, CVE-2017-7659, CVE-2017-7668, CVE-2017-7679, CVE-2017-9788, CVE-2017-9789, CVE-2017-9798

GLSA: 201710-32