FreeBSD : Apache -- Insecure LD_LIBRARY_PATH handling (de2bc01f-dc44-11e1-9f4d-002354ed89bc)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 61388


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


Apache reports :

Insecure handling of LD_LIBRARY_PATH was found that could lead to the current working directory to be searched for DSOs. This could allow a local user to execute code as root if an administrator runs apachectl from an untrusted directory.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 61388

File Name: freebsd_pkg_de2bc01fdc4411e19f4d002354ed89bc.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2012/08/02

Modified: 2013/08/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:apache, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:apache-event, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:apache-itk, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:apache-peruser, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:apache-worker, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/08/01

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/03/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0883