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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 37841


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: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.9

Vector: CVSS2#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+ipv6, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:apache+mod_perl, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:apache+mod_ssl, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:apache+mod_ssl+ipv6, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:apache+ssl, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ru-apache, 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

Patch Publication Date: 2004/11/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/10/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0940

CWE: 119