FreeBSD : apache13-modssl -- format string vulnerability in proxy support (18974c8a-1fbd-11d9-814e-0001020eed82)

High Nessus Plugin ID 36579


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


A OpenPKG Security Advisory reports :

Triggered by a report to Packet Storm from Virulent, a format string vulnerability was found in mod_ssl, the Apache SSL/TLS interface to OpenSSL, version (up to and including) 2.8.18 for Apache 1.3. The mod_ssl in Apache 2.x is not affected. The vulnerability could be exploitable if Apache is used as a proxy for HTTPS URLs and the attacker established a own specially prepared DNS and origin server environment.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 36579

File Name: freebsd_pkg_18974c8a1fbd11d9814e0001020eed82.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:apache+mod_ssl, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:apache+mod_ssl+ipv6, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ru-apache+mod_ssl, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2004/10/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/07/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0700

BID: 10736

CERT: 303448