Scientific Linux Security Update : httpd on SL4.x, SL3.x i386/x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 60226


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


The Apache HTTP Server did not verify that a process was an Apache child process before sending it signals. A local attacker with the ability to run scripts on the Apache HTTP Server could manipulate the scoreboard and cause arbitrary processes to be terminated which could lead to a denial of service. (CVE-2007-3304).


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 60226

File Name: sl_20070713_httpd_on_SL4_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Modified: 2012/08/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.7

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/07/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-3304