EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : httpd (EulerOS-SA-2018-1212)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 110876
SynopsisThe remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAccording to the version of the httpd packages installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerability :
- A specially crafted HTTP request header could have crashed the Apache HTTP Server prior to version 2.4.30 due to an out of bound read while preparing data to be cached in shared memory. It could be used as a Denial of Service attack against users of mod_cache_socache.
The vulnerability is considered as low risk since mod_cache_socache is not widely used, mod_cache_disk is not concerned by this vulnerability.(CVE-2018-1303)
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected httpd package.