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Apache Error Log Escape Sequence Injection Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for Apache Error Log Escape Sequence Injection Vulnerability
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The target is running an Apache web server which allows for the
injection of arbitrary escape sequences into its error logs. An
attacker might use this vulnerability in an attempt to exploit similar
vulnerabilities in terminal emulators.
***** Nessus has acertaind the vulnerability exists only by looking at
***** the Server header returned by the web server running on the target.
Solution : Upgrade to Apache version 1.3.31 or 2.0.49 or newer.
Threat Level: Low
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