FreeBSD : apache2 multiple space header denial-of-service vulnerability (282dfea0-3378-11d9-b404-000c6e8f12ef)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 37058

Synopsis

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description

It is possible for remote attackers to cause a denial-of-service scenario on Apache 2.0.52 and earlier by sending an HTTP GET request with a MIME header containing multiple lines full of whitespaces.

Solution

Update the affected package.

See Also

https://marc.info/?l=full-disclosure&m=109930632317208

http://www.nessus.org/u?801bc01a

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 37058

File Name: freebsd_pkg_282dfea0337811d9b404000c6e8f12ef.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Updated: 2018/11/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:apache, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2004/11/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/11/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0942