FreeBSD : mod_dav -- lock related denial-of-service (013fa252-0724-11d9-b45d-000c41e2cdad)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 37996


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


A malicious user with DAV write privileges can trigger a NULL pointer dereference in the Apache mod_dav module. This could cause the server to become unavailable.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 37996

File Name: freebsd_pkg_013fa252072411d9b45d000c41e2cdad.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2014/08/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:apache, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mod_dav, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2004/09/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/09/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0809