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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

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