CentOS 6 : mod_perl (CESA-2018:2737)

High Nessus Plugin ID 117828


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


An update for mod_perl is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. 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.

Mod_perl incorporates a Perl interpreter into the Apache web server, such that the Apache HTTP server can directly execute Perl code.

Security Fix(es) :

* mod_perl: arbitrary Perl code execution in the context of the user account via a user-owned .htaccess (CVE-2011-2767)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.


Update the affected mod_perl packages.

See Also


Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 117828

File Name: centos_RHSA-2018-2737.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/10/01

Modified: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:mod_perl, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:mod_perl-devel, cpe:/o:centos:centos:6

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/09/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2767

RHSA: 2018:2737