Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : apache-mod_security (MDVSA-2015:106)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 82359


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


Updated apache-mod_security packages fix security vulnerability :

Martin Holst Swende discovered a flaw in the way mod_security handled chunked requests. A remote attacker could use this flaw to bypass intended mod_security restrictions, allowing them to send requests containing content that should have been removed by mod_security (CVE-2013-5705).


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 82359

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2015-106.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/03/30

Modified: 2015/03/30

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:2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/03/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-5705

MDVSA: 2015:106