Fedora Update for httpd FEDORA-2009-12747

Published: 2010-03-02 07:38:02
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

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

Summary:
Check for the Version of httpd

Affected Versions:
httpd on Fedora 11

Recommendations:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

Technical Details:
The Apache HTTP Server is a powerful, efficient, and extensible web server. This update contains the latest stable release of Apache httpd. Three security fixes are included, along with several minor bug fixes. A flaw was found in the way the TLS/SSL (Transport Layer Security/Secure Sockets Layer) protocols handle session renegotiation. A man-in-the-middle attacker could use this flaw to prefix arbitrary plain text to a client's session (for example, an HTTPS connection to a website). This could force the server to process an attacker's request as if authenticated using the victim's credentials. This update partially mitigates this flaw for SSL sessions to HTTP servers using mod_ssl by rejecting client-requested renegotiation. (CVE-2009-3555) Note: This update does not fully resolve the issue for HTTPS servers. An attack is still possible in configurations that require a server-initiated renegotiation A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in the Apache mod_proxy_ftp module. A malicious FTP server to which requests are being proxied could use this flaw to crash an httpd child process via a malformed reply to the EPSV or PASV commands, resulting in a limited denial of service. (CVE-2009-3094) A second flaw was found in the Apache mod_proxy_ftp module. In a reverse proxy configuration, a remote attacker could use this flaw to bypass intended access restrictions by creating a carefully-crafted HTTP Authorization header, allowing the attacker to send arbitrary commands to the FTP server. (CVE-2009-3095) See the upstream changes file for further information: http://www.apache.org/dist/httpd/CHANGES_2.2.14

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-2009-3555
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-3094
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-3095

References:

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-February/035949.html

Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5
Published
2010-03-02
Modified
2018-01-25
Category
Fedora Local Security Checks

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