Fedora 18 : httpd-2.4.6-2.fc18 (2013-13922)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update contains the latest release of the Apache HTTP Server,
version 2.4.6.

Two security issues are resolved in this update :

- mod_dav: Sending a MERGE request against a URI handled
by mod_dav_svn could trigger a segfault. (CVE-2013-1896)

- mod_session_dbd: Make sure that dirty flag is respected
when saving. This changes the format of the
updatesession SQL statement. Existing configurations
must be changed. (CVE-2013-2249)

Numerous bug fixes and minor enhancements are also included
for more
information see :


Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :


Solution :

Update the affected httpd package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69380 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1896