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

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014-2016 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).

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

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