FreeBSD : apache22 -- chunk header parsing defect (29083f8e-2ca8-11e5-86ff-14dae9d210b8)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 84860


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Apache Foundation reports :

CVE-2015-3183 core: Fix chunk header parsing defect. Remove apr_brigade_flatten(), buffering and duplicated code from the HTTP_IN filter, parse chunks in a single pass with zero copy. Limit accepted chunk-size to 2^63-1 and be strict about chunk-ext authorized characters.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 84860

File Name: freebsd_pkg_29083f8e2ca811e586ff14dae9d210b8.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/07/20

Modified: 2016/07/18

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:freebsd:freebsd:apache22, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:apache22-event-mpm, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:apache22-itk-mpm, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:apache22-peruser-mpm, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:apache22-worker-mpm, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2015/07/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/06/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-3183