FreeBSD : Apache 1.3 -- mod_proxy reverse proxy exposure (d8c901ff-0f0f-11e1-902b-20cf30e32f6d)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 56816
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VPR Score: 4.2


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Apache HTTP server project reports :

An exposure was found when using mod_proxy in reverse proxy mode. In certain configurations using RewriteRule with proxy flag, a remote attacker could cause the reverse proxy to connect to an arbitrary server, possibly disclosing sensitive information from internal web servers not directly accessible to attacker. There is no patch against this issue!


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 56816

File Name: freebsd_pkg_d8c901ff0f0f11e1902b20cf30e32f6d.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Published: 11/15/2011

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 4.2

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:apache, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:apache+ipv6, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:apache+mod_perl, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:apache+mod_ssl, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:apache+mod_ssl+ipv6, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:apache+ssl, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ru-apache+mod_ssl, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ru-apache-1.3, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 11/14/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/5/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3368