Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : apache-mod_security (MDVSA-2013:187)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 67132


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


Updated apache-mod_security packages fix security vulnerability :

When ModSecurity receives a request body with a size bigger than the value set by the SecRequestBodyInMemoryLimit and with a Content-Type that has no request body processor mapped to it, ModSecurity will systematically crash on every call to forceRequestBodyVariable (in phase 1) (CVE-2013-2765).


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 67132

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2013-187.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/07/03

Modified: 2014/08/04

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:N/A:P

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/07/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2765

BID: 60182

MDVSA: 2013:187