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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2005:161: 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-2005:161 (apache2).



A flaw was discovered in mod_ssl's handling of the 'SSLVerifyClient' directive.
This flaw occurs if a virtual host is configured using 'SSLVerifyClient
optional' and a directive 'SSLVerifyClient required' is set for a specific
location. For servers configured in this fashion, a possible hacker may be able to
access resources that should otherwise be protected, by not supplying a client
certificate when connecting. (CVE-2005-2700)

A flaw was discovered in Apache httpd where the byterange filter would buffer
certain responses into memory. If a server has a dynamic resource such as a CGI
script or PHP script that generates a large amount of data, a possible hacker could
send carefully crafted requests in order to consume resources, potentially
leading to a Denial of Service. (CVE-2005-2728)

The updated packages have been patched to address these issues.



Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:161
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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