RHSA-2008:0005-01 Moderate: httpd security update
Posted on: 01/15/2008 10:50 AM

A new update is available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Here the announcement:

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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Moderate: httpd security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2008:0005-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0005.html
Issue date: 2008-01-15
CVE Names: CVE-2007-3847 CVE-2007-4465 CVE-2007-5000
CVE-2007-6388 CVE-2008-0005
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1. Summary:

Updated Apache httpd packages that fix several security issues are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.

This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 3 - i386, ia64, ppc, s390, s390x, x86_64
Red Hat Desktop version 3 - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 3 - i386, ia64, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 3 - i386, ia64, x86_64

3. Description:

The Apache HTTP Server is a popular Web server.

A flaw was found in the mod_imap module. On sites where mod_imap was
enabled and an imagemap file was publicly available, a cross-site scripting
attack was possible. (CVE-2007-5000)

A flaw was found in the mod_autoindex module. On sites where directory
listings are used, and the "AddDefaultCharset" directive has been removed
from the configuration, a cross-site scripting attack was possible against
Web browsers which did not correctly derive the response character set
following the rules in RFC 2616. (CVE-2007-4465)

A flaw was found in the mod_proxy module. On sites where a reverse proxy is
configured, a remote attacker could send a carefully crafted request that
would cause the Apache child process handling that request to crash. On
sites where a forward proxy is configured, an attacker could cause a
similar crash if a user could be persuaded to visit a malicious site using
the proxy. This could lead to a denial of service if using a threaded
Multi-Processing Module. (CVE-2007-3847)

A flaw was found in the mod_status module. On sites where mod_status was
enabled and the status pages were publicly available, a cross-site
scripting attack was possible. (CVE-2007-6388)

A flaw was found in the mod_proxy_ftp module. On sites where mod_proxy_ftp
was enabled and a forward proxy was configured, a cross-site scripting
attack was possible against Web browsers which did not correctly derive the
response character set following the rules in RFC 2616. (CVE-2008-0005)

Users of Apache httpd should upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain backported patches to resolve these issues. Users should restart
httpd after installing this update.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released
errata relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via Red Hat Network. Details on how to use
the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/FAQ_58_10188

5. Bugs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

250731 - CVE-2007-3847 httpd out of bounds read
289511 - CVE-2007-4465 mod_autoindex XSS
419931 - CVE-2007-5000 mod_imagemap XSS
427228 - CVE-2007-6388 apache mod_status cross-site scripting
427739 - CVE-2008-0005 mod_proxy_ftp XSS

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 3:

Source:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3AS/en/os/SRPMS/httpd-2.0.46-70.ent.src.rpm

i386:
httpd-2.0.46-70.ent.i386.rpm
httpd-debuginfo-2.0.46-70.ent.i386.rpm
httpd-devel-2.0.46-70.ent.i386.rpm
mod_ssl-2.0.46-70.ent.i386.rpm

ia64:
httpd-2.0.46-70.ent.ia64.rpm
httpd-debuginfo-2.0.46-70.ent.ia64.rpm
httpd-devel-2.0.46-70.ent.ia64.rpm
mod_ssl-2.0.46-70.ent.ia64.rpm

ppc:
httpd-2.0.46-70.ent.ppc.rpm
httpd-debuginfo-2.0.46-70.ent.ppc.rpm
httpd-devel-2.0.46-70.ent.ppc.rpm
mod_ssl-2.0.46-70.ent.ppc.rpm

s390:
httpd-2.0.46-70.ent.s390.rpm
httpd-debuginfo-2.0.46-70.ent.s390.rpm
httpd-devel-2.0.46-70.ent.s390.rpm
mod_ssl-2.0.46-70.ent.s390.rpm

s390x:
httpd-2.0.46-70.ent.s390x.rpm
httpd-debuginfo-2.0.46-70.ent.s390x.rpm
httpd-devel-2.0.46-70.ent.s390x.rpm
mod_ssl-2.0.46-70.ent.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
httpd-2.0.46-70.ent.x86_64.rpm
httpd-debuginfo-2.0.46-70.ent.x86_64.rpm
httpd-devel-2.0.46-70.ent.x86_64.rpm
mod_ssl-2.0.46-70.ent.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Desktop version 3:

Source:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3desktop/en/os/SRPMS/httpd-2.0.46-70.ent.src.rpm

i386:
httpd-2.0.46-70.ent.i386.rpm
httpd-debuginfo-2.0.46-70.ent.i386.rpm
httpd-devel-2.0.46-70.ent.i386.rpm
mod_ssl-2.0.46-70.ent.i386.rpm

x86_64:
httpd-2.0.46-70.ent.x86_64.rpm
httpd-debuginfo-2.0.46-70.ent.x86_64.rpm
httpd-devel-2.0.46-70.ent.x86_64.rpm
mod_ssl-2.0.46-70.ent.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 3:

Source:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3ES/en/os/SRPMS/httpd-2.0.46-70.ent.src.rpm

i386:
httpd-2.0.46-70.ent.i386.rpm
httpd-debuginfo-2.0.46-70.ent.i386.rpm
httpd-devel-2.0.46-70.ent.i386.rpm
mod_ssl-2.0.46-70.ent.i386.rpm

ia64:
httpd-2.0.46-70.ent.ia64.rpm
httpd-debuginfo-2.0.46-70.ent.ia64.rpm
httpd-devel-2.0.46-70.ent.ia64.rpm
mod_ssl-2.0.46-70.ent.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
httpd-2.0.46-70.ent.x86_64.rpm
httpd-debuginfo-2.0.46-70.ent.x86_64.rpm
httpd-devel-2.0.46-70.ent.x86_64.rpm
mod_ssl-2.0.46-70.ent.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 3:

Source:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3WS/en/os/SRPMS/httpd-2.0.46-70.ent.src.rpm

i386:
httpd-2.0.46-70.ent.i386.rpm
httpd-debuginfo-2.0.46-70.ent.i386.rpm
httpd-devel-2.0.46-70.ent.i386.rpm
mod_ssl-2.0.46-70.ent.i386.rpm

ia64:
httpd-2.0.46-70.ent.ia64.rpm
httpd-debuginfo-2.0.46-70.ent.ia64.rpm
httpd-devel-2.0.46-70.ent.ia64.rpm
mod_ssl-2.0.46-70.ent.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
httpd-2.0.46-70.ent.x86_64.rpm
httpd-debuginfo-2.0.46-70.ent.x86_64.rpm
httpd-devel-2.0.46-70.ent.x86_64.rpm
mod_ssl-2.0.46-70.ent.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://www.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

7. References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-3847
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-4465
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-5000
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-6388
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-0005
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is lt;secalert@redhat.comgt;. More contact
details at https://www.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2008 Red Hat, Inc.
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