FreeBSD : apache mod_include buffer overflow vulnerability (6e6a6b8a-2fde-11d9-b3a2-0050fc56d258)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 37841
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VPR Score: 6.6


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


There is a buffer overflow in a function used by mod_include that may enable a local user to gain privileges of a httpd child. Only users that are able to create SSI documents can take advantage of that vulnerability.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 37841

File Name: freebsd_pkg_6e6a6b8a2fde11d9b3a20050fc56d258.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Published: 4/23/2009

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.9

Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:apache, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:apache%2bipv6, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:apache%2bmod_perl, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:apache%2bmod_ssl, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:apache%2bmod_ssl%2bipv6, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:apache%2bssl, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ru-apache, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ru-apache%2bmod_ssl, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 11/6/2004

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/22/2004

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0940

CWE: 119