Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.04 : apache2 vulnerabilities (USN-1903-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

It was discovered that the mod_rewrite module incorrectly sanitized
non- printable characters before writing data to log files. A remote
attacker could possibly use this flaw to execute arbitrary commands by
injecting escape sequences in the log file. (CVE-2013-1862)

It was discovered that the mod_dav module incorrectly handled certain
MERGE requests. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause the
server to stop responding, resulting in a denial of service.

Solution :

Update the affected apache2.2-common package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.4
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 68902 ()

Bugtraq ID: 59826

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1862