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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-1896

Original release date: 07/10/2013
Last revised: 03/05/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

mod_dav.c in the Apache HTTP Server before 2.2.25 does not properly determine whether DAV is enabled for a URI, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) via a MERGE request in which the URI is configured for handling by the mod_dav_svn module, but a certain href attribute in XML data refers to a non-DAV URI.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1903-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 55032
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18835
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:1156
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.apache.org/dist/httpd/Announcement2.2.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/httpd/httpd/trunk/modules/dav/main/mod_dav.c?view=log
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02927
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT101288
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19747
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:1208
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:1337
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:1341
External Source: CISCO
Name: 20130822 Apache HTTP Server MERGE Request Denial of Service Vulnerability
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/httpd/httpd/trunk/modules/dav/main/mod_dav.c?r1=1482522&r2=1485668&diff_format=h
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:1209
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:1340
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21644047
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:1207
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT6150

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)