This script is Copyright (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
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)
After installing the updated packages, the httpd daemon will be
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 69342 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2013-1896