Apache HTTP Server 2.4.6 'mod_cache' NULL Pointer Dereference

low Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8342
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Synopsis

The remote web server is affected by a null pointer dereference.

Description

Apache HTTP Server 2.4.6 contains a NULL pointer dereference vulnerability in the 'mod_cache' module, which can be used to induce a crash in a cache forwarding proxy configuration. This is fixed with the release of version 2.4.7.

Solution

Upgrade to Apache HTTP Server 2.4.7, or later.

See Also

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

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 8342

Family: Web Servers

Published: 7/29/2014

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 1442

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.7

Temporal Score: 3.2

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:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.4.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Patch Publication Date: 11/26/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/14/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4352

BID: 68863