Fedora 18 : mod_security-2.7.1-3.fc18 / mod_security_crs-2.2.6-3.fc18 (2012-18278)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 63037


The remote Fedora host is missing one or more security updates.


- Update to 2.7.1

- Update Core rules set to 2.2.6

- Fix build against libxml2 >= 2.9 (upstreamed)

- Add some missing directives RHBZ #569360

- Fix multipart/invalid part ruleset bypass issue (CVE-2012-4528) (RHBZ #867424, #867773, #867774)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected mod_security and / or mod_security_crs packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 63037

File Name: fedora_2012-18278.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/11/26

Modified: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:mod_security, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:mod_security_crs, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:18

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/11/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4528

BID: 56096

FEDORA: 2012-18278