F5 Networks BIG-IP : Apache vulnerability (SOL15920)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 80108
SynopsisThe remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.
DescriptionStack consumption vulnerability in the fnmatch implementation in apr_fnmatch.c in the Apache Portable Runtime (APR) library before 1.4.3 and the Apache HTTP Server before 2.2.18, and in fnmatch.c in libc in NetBSD 5.1, OpenBSD 4.8, FreeBSD, Apple Mac OS X 10.6, Oracle Solaris 10, and Android, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU and memory consumption) via *? sequences in the first argument, as demonstrated by attacks against mod_autoindex in httpd.
SolutionUpgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution SOL15920.