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

This script is Copyright (C) 2013 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 :

http://www.apache.org/dist/httpd/CHANGES_2.4.6

See also :

http://www.apache.org/dist/httpd/CHANGES_2.4.6
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=983549
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=987543
http://www.nessus.org/u?5a52bacb

Solution :

Update the affected httpd package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69380 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1896
CVE-2013-2249