Amazon Linux AMI : httpd24 (ALAS-2014-309)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 73228

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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

The log_cookie function in mod_log_config.c in the mod_log_config module in the Apache HTTP Server before 2.4.8 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault and daemon crash) via a crafted cookie that is not properly handled during truncation.

Solution

Run 'yum update httpd24' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2014-309.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 73228

File Name: ala_ALAS-2014-309.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/03/28

Updated: 2018/04/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:httpd24, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:httpd24-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:httpd24-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:httpd24-manual, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:httpd24-tools, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mod24_ldap, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mod24_proxy_html, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mod24_session, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mod24_ssl, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2014/03/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0098

ALAS: 2014-309