Scientific Linux Security Update : httpd on SL3.x, SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 60345

Synopsis

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

Description

A flaw was found in the mod_proxy module. On sites where a reverse proxy is configured, a remote attacker could send a carefully crafted request that would cause the Apache child process handling that request to crash. On sites where a forward proxy is configured, an attacker could cause a similar crash if a user could be persuaded to visit a malicious site using the proxy. This could lead to a denial of service if using a threaded Multi-Processing Module. (CVE-2007-3847)

A flaw was found in the mod_autoindex module. On sites where directory listings are used, and the 'AddDefaultCharset' directive has been removed from the configuration, a cross-site scripting attack might have been possible against Web browsers which do not correctly derive the response character set following the rules in RFC 2616.
(CVE-2007-4465)

A flaw was found in the mod_imagemap module. On sites where mod_imagemap was enabled and an imagemap file was publicly available, a cross-site scripting attack was possible. (CVE-2007-5000)

A flaw was found in the mod_status module. On sites where mod_status was enabled and the status pages were publicly available, a cross-site scripting attack was possible. (CVE-2007-6388)

A flaw was found in the mod_proxy_balancer module. On sites where mod_proxy_balancer was enabled, a cross-site scripting attack against an authorized user was possible. (CVE-2007-6421)

A flaw was found in the mod_proxy_balancer module. On sites where mod_proxy_balancer was enabled, an authorized user could send a carefully crafted request that would cause the Apache child process handling that request to crash. This could lead to a denial of service if using a threaded Multi-Processing Module. (CVE-2007-6422)

A flaw was found in the mod_proxy_ftp module. On sites where mod_proxy_ftp was enabled and a forward proxy was configured, a cross-site scripting attack was possible against Web browsers which do not correctly derive the response character set following the rules in RFC 2616. (CVE-2008-0005)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?8661186a

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 60345

File Name: sl_20080115_httpd_on_SL3_x.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Updated: 2019/01/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

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: 2008/01/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-3847, CVE-2007-4465, CVE-2007-5000, CVE-2007-6388, CVE-2007-6421, CVE-2007-6422, CVE-2008-0005

CWE: 79, 399