Fedora 29 : httpd (2019-119b14075a)

high Nessus Plugin ID 123801

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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

This update includes the latest upstream release of **Apache httpd**, version **2.4.39**, including multiple bug and security fixes. To see the full list of changes in this release, see:
https://www.apache.org/dist/httpd/CHANGES_2.4.39

The following security vulnerabilities are addressed :

- `CVE-2019-0211` - MPMs unix: Fix a local priviledge escalation vulnerability by not maintaining each child's listener bucket number in the scoreboard, preventing unprivileged code like scripts run by/on the server (e.g. via mod_php) from modifying it persistently to abuse the priviledged main process.

- `CVE-2019-0215` - mod_ssl: Fix access control bypass for per-location/per-dir client certificate verification in TLSv1.3.

- `CVE-2019-0217` - mod_auth_digest: Fix a race condition checking user credentials which could allow a user with valid credentials to impersonate another, under a threaded MPM.

- `CVE-2019-0220`- Merge consecutive slashes in URL's.
Opt-out with `MergeSlashes OFF`.

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Solution

Update the affected httpd package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2019-119b14075a

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 123801

File Name: fedora_2019-119b14075a.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/8/2019

Updated: 9/23/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:httpd, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:29

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/6/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/8/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-0211, CVE-2019-0215, CVE-2019-0217, CVE-2019-0220