RHEL 3 : httpd (RHSA-2004:084)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 12473
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The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.


Updated httpd packages are now available that fix a denial of service vulnerability in mod_ssl and include various other bug fixes.

The Apache HTTP server is a powerful, full-featured, efficient, and freely-available Web server.

A memory leak in mod_ssl in the Apache HTTP Server prior to version 2.0.49 allows a remote denial of service attack against an SSL-enabled server. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2004-0113 to this issue.

This update also includes various bug fixes, including :

- improvements to the mod_expires, mod_dav, mod_ssl and mod_proxy modules

- a fix for a bug causing core dumps during configuration parsing on the IA64 platform

- an updated version of mod_include fixing several edge cases in the SSI parser

Additionally, the mod_logio module is now included.

Users of the Apache HTTP server should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches that address these issues.


Update the affected httpd, httpd-devel and / or mod_ssl packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 12473

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2004-084.nasl

Version: 1.29

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/6/2004

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 2.2


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:httpd, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:httpd-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:mod_ssl, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:3

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

Patch Publication Date: 3/23/2004

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/29/2004

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0113

RHSA: 2004:084