Fedora 18 : httpd-2.4.4-2.fc18 (2013-4541)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 65760


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


This update contains the latest release of the Apache HTTP Server, version 2.4.4.

Two security issues are resolved in this update :

- Various XSS flaws due to unescaped hostnames and URIs HTML output in mod_info, mod_status, mod_imagemap, mod_ldap, and mod_proxy_ftp. (CVE-2012-3499)

- An Cross-Site-Scripting attack against the mod_proxy_balancer manager interface. (CVE-2012-4558)

Numerous bug fixes and minor enhancements are also included; for more information see :


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 httpd package.

See Also





Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 65760

File Name: fedora_2013-4541.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/04/01

Modified: 2015/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/03/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3499, CVE-2012-4558

BID: 58165

FEDORA: 2013-4541