Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
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
Update the affected apache2.2-bin package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 73179 ()
Bugtraq ID: 66303
CVE ID: CVE-2013-6438CVE-2014-0098
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