Apache < 1.3.29 Multiple Modules Local Overflow
High Nessus Plugin ID 11915
SynopsisThe remote web server is affected by multiple local buffer overflow vulnerabilities.
DescriptionThe remote host appears to be running a version of the Apache web server which is older than 1.3.29. Such versions are reportedly affected by local buffer overflow vulnerabilities in the mod_alias and mod_rewrite modules. An attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary code in the context of the affected application.
*** Note that Nessus solely relied on the version number
*** of the remote server to issue this warning. This might
*** be a false positive
SolutionUpgrade to Apache web server version 1.3.29 or later.