Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : apache-conf (MDVSA-2009:300-2)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 42811


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.


A vulnerability was discovered and corrected in apache-conf :

The Apache HTTP Server enables the HTTP TRACE method per default which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via unspecified web client software (CVE-2009-2823).

This update provides a solution to this vulnerability.

Update :

Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0 customers.


Update the affected apache-conf package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 42811

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2009-300.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/11/16

Modified: 2013/06/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-conf, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2010/01/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2823

CERT: 867593

MDVSA: 2009:300-2

CWE: 79