Apache 2.4.6 Remote DoS

medium Nessus Plugin ID 76914
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Synopsis

The remote web server is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.

Description

According to its banner, the version of Apache 2.4.x running on the remote host is version 2.4.6. It is, therefore, affected by a flaw in the mod_cache module involving a NULL pointer dereference. An attacker may be able to specially craft a request designed to cause a denial of service.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade to Apache version 2.4.7 or later. Alternatively, ensure that the affected module is not in use

See Also

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

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 76914

File Name: apache_2_4_7.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: combined

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: Web Servers

Published: 7/30/2014

Updated: 1/28/2021

Dependencies: apache_http_version.nasl, apache_http_server_nix_installed.nbin, apache_httpd_win_installed.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2013-4352

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 1.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apache:http_server

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Apache

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/26/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/14/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4352

BID: 68863