RHSA-2008:0007 - Security Advisory
Moderate: httpd security update
Security Advisory: Moderate
Updated Apache httpd packages that correct security issues are now
available for Red Hat Application Stack v1
This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.
The Apache HTTP Server is a popular Web server.
A flaw was found in the mod_imagemap module. On sites where mod_imagemap
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_status module. On sites where mod_status was
enabled and the status pages were publicly accessible, 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 browsers which do not
correctly derive the response character set following the rules in RFC
Users of httpd should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain
backported patches to correct these issues. Users should restart httpd
after installing this update.
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
- Red Hat Application Stack 1 1 x86_64
- Red Hat Application Stack 1 1 i386
- BZ - 419931 - CVE-2007-5000 mod_imagemap XSS
- BZ - 427228 - CVE-2007-6388 apache mod_status cross-site scripting
- BZ - 427739 - CVE-2008-0005 mod_proxy_ftp XSS
Red Hat Application Stack 1 1