Amazon Linux AMI : httpd24 (ALAS-2017-785)

high Nessus Plugin ID 96631
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Synopsis

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

Description

The following security-related issues were fixed :

Padding oracle vulnerability in Apache mod_session_crypto (CVE-2016-0736)

DoS vulnerability in mod_auth_digest (CVE-2016-2161)

Apache HTTP request parsing whitespace defects (CVE-2016-8743)

Solution

Run 'yum update httpd24' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2017-785.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 96631

File Name: ala_ALAS-2017-785.nasl

Version: 3.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/20/2017

Updated: 4/10/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:amazon:linux:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:httpd24:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:httpd24-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:httpd24-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:httpd24-manual:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:httpd24-tools:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:mod24_ldap:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:mod24_proxy_html:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:mod24_session:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:mod24_ssl:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/19/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-8743, CVE-2016-2161, CVE-2016-0736

ALAS: 2017-785