CentOS Update for httpd CESA-2013:0815 centos6

Published: 2013-05-17 04:21:50
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'httpd' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Affected Versions:
httpd on CentOS 6

Recommendations:
Please install the updated Linux Distribution Packages.

Technical Details:
The Apache HTTP Server is a popular web server. Cross-site scripting (XSS) flaws were found in the mod_proxy_balancer module's manager web interface. If a remote attacker could trick a user, who was logged into the manager web interface, into visiting a specially-crafted URL, it would lead to arbitrary web script execution in the context of the user's manager interface session. (CVE-2012-4558) It was found that mod_rewrite did not filter terminal escape sequences from its log file. If mod_rewrite was configured with the RewriteLog directive, a remote attacker could use specially-crafted HTTP requests to inject terminal escape sequences into the mod_rewrite log file. If a victim viewed the log file with a terminal emulator, it could result in arbitrary command execution with the privileges of that user. (CVE-2013-1862) Cross-site scripting (XSS) flaws were found in the mod_info, mod_status, mod_imagemap, mod_ldap, and mod_proxy_ftp modules. An attacker could possibly use these flaws to perform XSS attacks if they were able to make the victim's browser generate an HTTP request with a specially-crafted Host header. (CVE-2012-3499) All httpd users should upgrade to these updated Linux Distribution Packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues. After installing the updated Linux Distribution Packages, the httpd daemon will be restarted automatically.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-3499
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-4558
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2013-1862

References:

http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2013-May/019722.html

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.1
Published
2013-05-17
Modified
2019-03-15
Category
CentOS Local Security Checks

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