Apache 2.4.x < 2.4.6 Multiple Vulnerabilities

critical Web Application Scanning Plugin ID 98903
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Synopsis

Apache 2.4.x < 2.4.6 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Description

According to its banner, the version of Apache 2.4.x running on the remote host is prior to 2.4.6. It is, therefore, potentially affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- A denial of service vulnerability exists relating to the 'mod_dav' module as it relates to MERGE requests. (CVE-2013-1896)

- An error exists related to the 'mod_session_dbd' module, flags and session-saving having an unspecified impact. (CVE-2013-2249)

Note that the scanner did not actually test for these issues, but instead has relied on the version in the server's banner.

Solution

Upgrade to Apache version 2.4.6 or later. Alternatively, ensure that the affected modules are not in use.

See Also

https://archive.apache.org/dist/httpd/CHANGES_2.4.6

https://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_24.html#2.4.6

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 98903

Type: remote

Published: 1/9/2019

Updated: 10/7/2021

Scan Template: scan, pci, api

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2013-2249

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/10/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/10/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1896, CVE-2013-2249