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RHSA-2004-084: httpd Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the httpd packages
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Updated httpd packages are now available that fix a denial of service
vulnerability in mod_ssl and include various other bug fixes.
The Apache HTTP server is a powerful, full-featured, efficient, and
freely-available Web server.
A memory leak in mod_ssl in the Apache HTTP Server prior to version 2.0.49
allows a remote denial of service attack against an SSL-enabled server. The
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned
the name CVE-2004-0113 to this issue.
This update also includes various bug fixes, including:
- improvements to the mod_expires, mod_dav, mod_ssl and mod_proxy modules
- a fix for a bug causing core dumps during configuration parsing on the
- an updated version of mod_include fixing several edge cases in the SSI
Additionally, the mod_logio module is now included.
Users of the Apache HTTP server should upgrade to these updated packages,
which contain backported patches that address these issues.
Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2004-084.html
Threat Level: High
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