RHEL 6 / 7 : httpd24-httpd and httpd24-mod_auth_mellon (RHSA-2019:0746)

high Nessus Plugin ID 124098
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The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.


An update for httpd24-httpd and httpd24-mod_auth_mellon is now available for Red Hat Software Collections.

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.

The Apache HTTP Server is a powerful, efficient, and extensible web server. The httpd24 packages provide a recent stable release of version 2.4 of the Apache HTTP Server, along with the mod_auth_kerb module.

Security Fix(es) :

* httpd: privilege escalation from modules scripts (CVE-2019-0211)

* mod_auth_mellon: authentication bypass in ECP flow (CVE-2019-3878)

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


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 124098

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2019-0746.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/17/2019

Updated: 2/5/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-0211


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


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


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:redhat:enterprise_linux:httpd24-httpd, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:httpd24-httpd-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:httpd24-httpd-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:httpd24-httpd-manual, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:httpd24-httpd-tools, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:httpd24-mod_auth_mellon, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:httpd24-mod_auth_mellon-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:httpd24-mod_ldap, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:httpd24-mod_md, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:httpd24-mod_proxy_html, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:httpd24-mod_session, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:httpd24-mod_ssl, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.4, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.5, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.6

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/11/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/26/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-0211, CVE-2019-3878

RHSA: 2019:0746