Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : apache (MDVSA-2009:149)

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VPR Score: 6.4

Synopsis

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities has been found and corrected in apache :

The stream_reqbody_cl function in mod_proxy_http.c in the mod_proxy module in the Apache HTTP Server before 2.3.3, when a reverse proxy is configured, does not properly handle an amount of streamed data that exceeds the Content-Length value, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via crafted requests (CVE-2009-1890).

Fix a potential Denial-of-Service attack against mod_deflate or other modules, by forcing the server to consume CPU time in compressing a large file after a client disconnects (CVE-2009-1891).

This update provides fixes for these vulnerabilities.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 39803

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2009-149.nasl

Version: 1.27

Type: local

Published: 7/10/2009

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.1

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-base, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-htcacheclean, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-mod_authn_dbd, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-mod_cache, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-mod_dav, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-mod_dbd, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-mod_deflate, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-mod_disk_cache, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-mod_file_cache, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-mod_ldap, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-mod_mem_cache, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-mod_proxy, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-mod_proxy_ajp, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-mod_ssl, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-mod_userdir, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-modules, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-mpm-event, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-mpm-itk, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-mpm-peruser, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-mpm-prefork, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-mpm-worker, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-source, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/9/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1890, CVE-2009-1891

BID: 35565

MDVSA: 2009:149

CWE: 189, 399