Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.10 : apache2 vulnerabilities (USN-2152-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Ning Zhang & Amin Tora discovered that the mod_dav module incorrectly
handled whitespace characters in CDATA sections. A remote attacker
could use this issue to cause the server to stop responding, resulting
in a denial of service. (CVE-2013-6438)

Rainer M Canavan discovered that the mod_log_config module incorrectly
handled certain cookies. A remote attacker could use this issue to
cause the server to stop responding, resulting in a denial of service.
This issue only affected Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Ubuntu 12.10 and Ubuntu
13.10. (CVE-2014-0098).

Solution :

Update the affected apache2.2-bin package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 73179 ()

Bugtraq ID: 66303

CVE ID: CVE-2013-6438
CVE-2014-0098