SuSE9 Security Update : Apache 2 (YOU Patch Number 12526)
High Nessus Plugin ID 42243
The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.
This update of the Apache webserver fixes various security issues : - mod_proxy could run into an infinite loop when used as reverse proxy. (CVE-2009-1890) - mod_deflate continued to compress large files even after a network connection was closed, causing mod_deflate to consume large amounts of CPU. (CVE-2009-1891) - The ap_proxy_ftp_handler function in modules/proxy/proxy_ftp.c in the mod_proxy_ftp module allows remote FTP servers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and child process crash) via a malformed reply to an EPSV command. (CVE-2009-3094) - access restriction bypass in mod_proxy_ftp module. (CVE-2009-3095)