Fedora 9 : mod_security-2.5.9-1.fc9 (2009-2654)

High Nessus Plugin ID 35926


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Security fixes for potential denials of service when using PDF XSS protection as well as when parsing multipart requests.
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=667542&group_i d=68846

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected mod_security package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 35926

File Name: fedora_2009-2654.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/03/16

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:mod_security, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:9

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: 2009/03/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1902, CVE-2009-1903

BID: 34096

FEDORA: 2009-2654

CWE: 16