Apache HTTP Server < 2.4.8 Multiple Vulnerabilities

low Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8165
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Synopsis

The remote web server is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

Versions of Apache HTTP Server older than 2.4.8 are unpatched for the following vulnerabilities:

- A denial-of-service vulnerability in the mod_log_config module that can be triggered due to insufficient user-input sanitation when logging a cookie with an unassigned value (CVE-2014-0098)

- A denial-of-service vulnerability in the mod_dav module that can be triggered when tracking the length of CDATA that includes leading whitespace characters. (CVE-2013-6438)

Solution

Upgrade to Apache HTTP Server 2.4.8, or later.

See Also

https://archive.apache.org/dist/httpd/CHANGES_2.4.9

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

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 8165

Family: Web Servers

Published: 3/20/2014

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 1442

Nessus ID: 73081, 73405

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.7

Temporal Score: 3.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:X/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Patch Publication Date: 3/17/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/17/2014

Reference Information

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

BID: 66303

IAVA: 2015-A-0149