This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
Updated httpd packages that fix one security issue are now available
for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having
moderate security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS)
base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from
the CVE link in the References section.
The Apache HTTP Server is a popular web server.
A flaw was found in the way the mod_dav module of the Apache HTTP
Server handled merge requests. An attacker could use this flaw to send
a crafted merge request that contains URIs that are not configured for
DAV, causing the httpd child process to crash. (CVE-2013-1896)
All httpd users should upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a backported patch to correct this issue. After installing the
updated packages, the httpd daemon will be restarted automatically.
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 69341 ()
Bugtraq ID: 61129
CVE ID: CVE-2013-1896
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