Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
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.
Update the affected apache2.2-common package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.4
Public Exploit Available : true