Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : apache (MDVSA-2014:065)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 73128

Synopsis

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

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities has been found and corrected in apache (ASF HTTPD) :

XML parsing code in mod_dav incorrectly calculates the end of the string when removing leading spaces and places a NUL character outside the buffer, causing random crashes. This XML parsing code is only used with DAV provider modules that support DeltaV, of which the only publicly released provider is mod_dav_svn (CVE-2013-6438).

A flaw was found in mod_log_config. A remote attacker could send a specific truncated cookie causing a crash. This crash would only be a denial of service if using a threaded MPM (CVE-2014-0098).

The updated packages have been upgraded to the latest 2.2.27 version which is not vulnerable to these issues.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/httpd/httpd/branches/2.2.x/CHANGES

http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=1576706

http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=1576716

https://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_24.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 73128

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2014-065.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Published: 2014/03/21

Updated: 2019/01/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/03/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-6438, CVE-2014-0098

BID: 66303

MDVSA: 2014:065