Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Mandrake Local Security Checks >> MDKSA-2004:135: apache2


Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2004:135: apache2

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the apache2 package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2004:135 (apache2).



A vulnerability in apache 2.0.35-2.0.52 was discovered by Chintan Trivedi
he
found that by sending a large amount of specially- crafted HTTP GET requests, a
remote attacker could cause a Denial of Service on the httpd server. This
vulnerability is due to improper enforcement of the field length limit in the
header-parsing code.

The updated packages have been patched to prevent this problem.



Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:135
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

Cables, Connectors

Dell D785J PowerEdge 2160AS KVM 16 Port Console Switch.Tested.SKU187694
$45.45
Dell D785J PowerEdge 2160AS KVM 16 Port Console Switch.Tested.SKU187694 pictureHP Aruba 3810M 48G PoE+ 1-slot 48-Ports Manageable Switch JL074A
$1463.57
HP Aruba 3810M 48G PoE+ 1-slot 48-Ports Manageable Switch JL074A pictureHP Flexnetwork 5130-48G-4SFP+ 48-Ports EI 1U Rack-mountable Switch JG934A#ABA
$1473.92
HP Flexnetwork 5130-48G-4SFP+ 48-Ports EI 1U Rack-mountable Switch JG934A#ABA pictureUbiquiti Edgeswitch 24-Ports 500Watt Managed PoE+1U Rack-mountable Switch ES-24-
$625.95
Ubiquiti Edgeswitch 24-Ports 500Watt Managed PoE+1U Rack-mountable Switch ES-24- picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.