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Apache mod_ssl Error Document Denial of Service Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for error document denial of service vulnerability in Apache mod_ssl

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server is affected by a denial of service flaw.

Description :

The installed version of Apache with mod_ssl on the remote host
appears susceptible to a remote denial of service flaw under certain
atypical configurations. A remote attacker may be able to exploit
this issue to crash individual child processes or even the entire
server, thereby denying service to legitimate users.

See also :

http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=37791

Solution :

Update the Apache configuration to use ''SSLRequire' whenever
'SSLCipherSuite' is used.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.7
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:N/I:N/A:C/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 16152

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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