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SUSE-SA:2006:043: apache,apache2 Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the apache,apache2 package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2006:043 (apache,apache2).
The following security problem was fixed in the Apache and Apache 2
mod_rewrite: Fix an off-by-one security problem in the ldap scheme
handling. For some RewriteRules this could lead to a pointer being
written out of bounds. Depending on stack alignment this could be
used to potentially execute code.
The mod_rewrite module is not enabled per default in our packages.
This problem is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2006-3747.
A more detailed description of this problem is available in:
For SUSE Linux 10.0, 10.1 and SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 additionally
a old bug was fixed that we missed to forward port to the Apache 2.2
mod_imap: Fixes a cross-site-scripting bug in the imagemap module.
This issue is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2005-3352.
Solution : http://www.suse.de/security/http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_43_apache.html
Threat Level: High
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