SuSE9 Security Update : Apache 2 (YOU Patch Number 12526)

high Nessus Plugin ID 42243
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Synopsis

The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

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)

Solution

Apply YOU patch number 12526.

See Also

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-1890.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-1891.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-3094.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-3095.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 42243

File Name: suse9_12526.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/26/2009

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/21/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1890, CVE-2009-1891, CVE-2009-3094, CVE-2009-3095

CWE: 119, 189, 264, 399