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CVE-2013-6438

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2013-10-03
IAVA:
2015-A-0149
CWE:
CWE-119
Bugzilla:
1077867: CVE-2013-6438 httpd: mod_dav denial of service via crafted DAV WRITE request

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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.

Find out more about CVE-2013-6438 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (httpd) RHSA-2014:0369 2014-04-03
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 2.0 RHSA-2014:0784 2014-06-23
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.2 RHSA-2014:0825 2014-07-01
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Web Server 2 for RHEL 6 Server (httpd) RHSA-2014:0783 2014-06-23
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 for RHEL 6 Server (httpd) RHSA-2014:0826 2014-07-01
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (httpd) RHSA-2014:0370 2014-04-03
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Web Server 2 for RHEL 5 Server (httpd) RHSA-2014:0783 2014-06-23
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 for RHEL 5 Server (httpd) RHSA-2014:0826 2014-07-01

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 httpd Not affected
Red Hat Directory Server 8 httpd Affected
Red Hat JBoss EWS 1 httpd Will not fix
Red Hat JBoss EAP 5 httpd Will not fix

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