EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : httpd (EulerOS-SA-2016-1030)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 99793
SynopsisThe remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAccording to the version of the httpd packages installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerability :
- It was discovered that httpd used the value of the Proxy header from HTTP requests to initialize the HTTP_PROXY environment variable for CGI scripts, which in turn was incorrectly used by certain HTTP client implementations to configure the proxy for outgoing HTTP requests. A remote attacker could possibly use this flaw to redirect HTTP requests performed by a CGI script to an attacker-controlled proxy via a malicious HTTP request. (CVE-2016-5387)
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected httpd package.