Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : apache (MDVSA-2013:193)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 67253
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VPR Score: 2.2

Synopsis

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in apache (ASF HTTPD) :

mod_dav.c in the Apache HTTP Server before 2.2.25 does not properly determine whether DAV is enabled for a URI, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) via a MERGE request in which the URI is configured for handling by the mod_dav_svn module, but a certain href attribute in XML data refers to a non-DAV URI (CVE-2013-1896).

The updated packages have been upgraded to the latest 2.2.25 version which is not vulnerable to this issue.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_22.html

http://www.apache.org/dist/httpd/CHANGES_2.2.25

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 67253

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2013-193.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Published: 7/12/2013

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 2.2

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-doc, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-htcacheclean, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-mod_authn_dbd, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-mod_cache, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-mod_dav, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-mod_dbd, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-mod_deflate, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-mod_disk_cache, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-mod_file_cache, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-mod_ldap, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-mod_mem_cache, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-mod_proxy, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-mod_proxy_ajp, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-mod_proxy_scgi, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-mod_reqtimeout, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-mod_ssl, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-mod_suexec, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-mod_userdir, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-mpm-event, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-mpm-itk, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-mpm-peruser, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-mpm-prefork, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-mpm-worker, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-source, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 7/11/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1896

MDVSA: 2013:193