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.

Statement

Red Hat Directory Server 8:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Moderate. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

Red Hat JBoss EAP 5:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Moderate. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

Red Hat JBoss EWS 1:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Moderate. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Moderate. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

CVSS v2 metrics

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 Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux httpd24-httpd Will not fix
Red Hat JBoss EWS 1 httpd Will not fix
Red Hat JBoss EAP 5 httpd Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 httpd Not affected
Red Hat Directory Server 8 httpd Will not fix
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.
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