Apache 2.2 < 2.2.17 Multiple Vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6793
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Synopsis

The remote web server is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.

Description

Versions of Apache 2.2 earlier than 2.2.17 are potentially affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- Errors exist in the bundled expat library that may allow an attacker to crash the server when a buffer is over-read when parsing an XML document. (CVE-2009-3720 and CVE-2009-3560)

- An error exists in the 'apr_brigade_split_line' function in the bundled APR-util library. Carefully timed bytes in requests result in gradual memory increases leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-1623)

Solution

Either ensure the affected module is not in use or upgrade to Apache version 2.2.17 or later.

See Also

http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_22.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?1c39fa1c

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 6793

Family: Web Servers

Published: 5/7/2013

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 3057

Nessus ID: 50070

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Patch Publication Date: 10/19/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/17/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3720, CVE-2010-1623, CVE-2009-3560

BID: 36097, 43673, 37203

IAVA: 2012-A-0020