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Vulnerability Assessment Details

USN65-1 : apache vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
apache vulnerabilities

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

These remote packages are missing security patches :
- apache
- apache-common
- apache-dbg
- apache-dev
- apache-doc
- apache-perl
- apache-ssl
- apache-utils
- libapache-mod-perl


Description :

Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña noticed that the "check_forensic"
script created temporary files in an insecure manner. This could
permit a symbolic link attack to create or overwrite arbitrary files
with the rights of the user invoking the program.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- apache-1.3.31-6ubuntu0.4 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- apache-common-1.3.31-6ubuntu0.4 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- apache-dbg-1.3.31-6ubuntu0.4 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- apache-dev-1.3.31-6ubuntu0.4 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- apache-doc-1.3.31-6ubuntu0.4 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- apache-perl-1.3.31-6ubuntu0.4 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- apache-ssl-1.3.31-6ubuntu0.4 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- apache-utils-1.3.31-6ubuntu0.4 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- libapache-mod-perl-1.29.0.2-14ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)



Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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