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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Checks for version of Apache
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host appears to be running a version of Apache which is older
There are several flaws in this version, which may permit a possible hacker to
possibly execute arbitrary code through mod_alias and mod_rewrite.
You should upgrade to 1.3.29 or newer.
*** Note that Nessus solely relied on the version number
*** of the remote server to issue this warning. This might
*** be a false positive
Solution : Upgrade to version 1.3.29
See also : http://www.apache.org/dist/httpd/Announcement.html
Network Security Threat Level: High
Networks Security ID: 8911
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2006 Tenable Network Security
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