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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-6438

Original release date: 03/18/2014
Last revised: 12/11/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The dav_xml_get_cdata function in main/util.c in the mod_dav module in the Apache HTTP Server before 2.4.8 does not properly remove whitespace characters from CDATA sections, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) via a crafted DAV WRITE request.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/httpd/httpd/trunk/modules/dav/main/util.c?r1=1528718&r2=1556428&diff_format=h
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 58230
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/entry/multiple_input_validation_vulnerabilities_in1
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX03150
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://support.apple.com/kb/HT6535
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-2152-1
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20141205 NEW: VMSA-2014-0012 - VMware vSphere product updates address security vulnerabilities
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 60536
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 59315
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2014-0012.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.apache.org/dist/httpd/CHANGES_2.4.9
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 59345
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/httpd/httpd/trunk/modules/dav/main/util.c
External Source: BID
Name: 66303
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2014-10-16-1
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20141205 NEW: VMSA-2014-0012 - VMware vSphere product updates address security vulnerabilities
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujul2014-1972956.html

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.4.4
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.4.6
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.4.7 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.28
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.28:beta
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.32
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.32:beta
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.34:beta
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.35
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.36
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.37
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.38
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.39
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.40
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.41
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.42
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.43
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.44
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.45
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.46
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.47
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.48
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.49
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.50
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.51
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.52
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.53
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.54
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.55
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.56
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.57
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.58
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.59
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.60
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.61
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.63
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.64
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.9
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.1
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.1.1
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.1.2
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.1.3
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.1.4
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.1.5
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.1.6
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.1.7
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.1.8
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.1.9
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.2
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.2.0
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.2.1
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.2.10
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.2.11
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.2.12
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.2.13
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.2.14
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.2.15
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.2.16
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.2.17
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.2.18
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.2.19
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.2.2
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.2.20
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.2.21
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.2.22
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.2.23
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.2.24
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.2.25
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.2.3
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.2.4
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.2.6
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.2.8
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.2.9
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.3.0
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.3.1
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.3.10
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.3.11
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.3.12
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.3.13
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.3.14
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.3.15
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.3.16
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.3.2
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.3.3
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.3.4
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.3.5
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.3.6
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.3.7
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.3.8
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.3.9
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.4.0
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.4.1
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.4.2
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.4.3

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