Fedora 28 : mod_perl (2018-0ddef94854)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 120232

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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

This release fixes CVE-2011-2767 vulnerability (an arbitrary Perl code execution in the context of the httpd server) by disabling <Perl> sections in non-server-level configuration.

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Solution

Update the affected mod_perl package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2018-0ddef94854

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 120232

File Name: fedora_2018-0ddef94854.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/3/2019

Updated: 1/6/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:mod_perl, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:28

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/7/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/26/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2767