openSUSE Security Update : apache2 (apache2-222)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 39910


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Missing sanity checks of FTP URLs allowed cross site scripting (XSS) attacks via the mod_proxy_ftp module (CVE-2008-2939).

Missing precautions allowed cross site request forgery (CSRF) via the mod_proxy_balancer interface (CVE-2007-6420).

A memory leak in the ssl module could crash apache (CVE-2008-1678)


Update the affected apache2 packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 39910

File Name: suse_11_0_apache2-080925.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/07/21

Modified: 2016/12/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:apache2, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:apache2-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:apache2-example-pages, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:apache2-prefork, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:apache2-utils, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:apache2-worker, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/09/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-6420, CVE-2008-1678, CVE-2008-2939

CWE: 79, 352, 399