Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : apache2 (MDKSA-2004:055)

high Nessus Plugin ID 14154

Synopsis

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

A stack-based buffer overflow exists in the ssl_util_uuencode_binary function in ssl_util.c in Apache. When mod_ssl is configured to trust the issuing CA, a remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code via a client certificate with a long subject DN.

The provided packages are patched to prevent this problem.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 14154

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2004-055.nasl

Version: 1.19

Type: local

Published: 7/31/2004

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache2, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache2-common, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache2-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache2-manual, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache2-mod_cache, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache2-mod_dav, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache2-mod_deflate, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache2-mod_disk_cache, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache2-mod_file_cache, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache2-mod_ldap, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache2-mod_mem_cache, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache2-mod_proxy, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache2-mod_ssl, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache2-modules, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache2-source, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64apr0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libapr0, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:10.0, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:9.1, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:9.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 6/1/2004

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0488

MDKSA: 2004:055