GLSA-200711-06 : Apache: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 27823


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200711-06 (Apache: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple cross-site scripting vulnerabilities have been discovered in mod_status and mod_autoindex (CVE-2006-5752, CVE-2007-4465). An error has been discovered in the recall_headers() function in mod_mem_cache (CVE-2007-1862). The mod_cache module does not properly sanitize requests before processing them (CVE-2007-1863). The Prefork module does not properly check PID values before sending signals (CVE-2007-3304). The mod_proxy module does not correctly check headers before processing them (CVE-2007-3847).
Impact :

A remote attacker could exploit one of these vulnerabilities to inject arbitrary script or HTML content, obtain sensitive information or cause a Denial of Service.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Apache users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-servers/apache-2.0.59-r5'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 27823

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200711-06.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.16 $

Type: local

Published: 2007/11/08

Modified: 2017/01/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:ND/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:apache, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2007/11/07

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/02/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-5752, CVE-2007-1862, CVE-2007-1863, CVE-2007-3304, CVE-2007-3847, CVE-2007-4465

OSVDB: 37050, 37051, 37052, 37079, 38636, 38641, 38939

GLSA: 200711-06

CWE: 79