Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : apache-mod_security (MDVSA-2013:029)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 66043


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


A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in apache-mod_security :

ModSecurity <= 2.6.8 is vulnerable to multipart/invalid part ruleset bypass, this was fixed in 2.7.0 (released on2012-10-16) (CVE-2012-4528).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

NOTE: This advisory was previousely given the MDVSA-2013:016 identifier by mistake.


Update the affected apache-mod_security and / or mlogc packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 66043

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2013-029.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/04/20

Modified: 2013/11/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-mod_security, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mlogc, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2013/04/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4528

MDVSA: 2013:029