Apache < 2.2.9 Multiple Vulnerabilities
High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4579
SynopsisThe remote web server may be affected by several issues.
DescriptionAccording to its banner, the version of Apache 2.2 installed on the remote host is older than 2.2.9. Such versions may be affected by several issues, including :
- Improper handling of excessive forwarded interim responses may cause denial of service conditions in mod_proxy_http (CVE-2008-2364).
- A cross-site request forgery vulnerability in the balancer-manager interface of mod_proxy_balancer (CVE-2007-6420).
- An issue exists in the handling of the 'Options' and 'AllowOverride' directives (CVE-2009-1195).
Note that the remote web server may not actually be affected by these vulnerabilities. PVS cannot determine whether the affected modules are in use.
SolutionEither ensure that the affected modules are not in use or upgrade to Apache version 2.2.9 or higher.