FreeBSD : apache -- heap overflow in mod_proxy (ca6c8f35-0a5f-11d9-ad6f-00061bc2ad93)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 36428


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


A buffer overflow exists in mod_proxy which may allow an attacker to launch local DoS attacks and possibly execute arbitrary code.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 36428

File Name: freebsd_pkg_ca6c8f350a5f11d9ad6f00061bc2ad93.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:apache, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:apache13+ipv6, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:apache13-modperl, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:apache13-modssl, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:apache13-ssl, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2004/09/19

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/06/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0492