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CVE-2013-6438 Detail

Description

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.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  03/18/2014

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0135.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2014-10/0101.html
http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10698
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Apr/msg00001.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=141017844705317&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=141390017113542&w=2
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2014/Dec/23
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201408-12.xml
http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/httpd/httpd/branches/2.2.x/CHANGES
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/httpd/httpd/trunk/modules/dav/main/util.c
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/httpd/httpd/trunk/modules/dav/main/util.c?r1=1528718&r2=1556428&diff_format=h
http://www.apache.org/dist/httpd/CHANGES_2.4.9 Vendor Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujan2015-1972971.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujul2014-1972956.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/534161/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/66303
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2152-1
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2014-0012.html
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21669554
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21676091
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21676092
https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/entry/multiple_input_validation_vulnerabilities_in1
https://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_24.html
https://puppet.com/security/cve/cve-2013-6438
https://support.apple.com/HT204659
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT6535

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.28:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.28:beta:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.32:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.32:beta:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.34:beta:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.35:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.36:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.37:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.38:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.39:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.40:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.41:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.42:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.43:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.44:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.45:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.46:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.47:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.48:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.49:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.50:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.51:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.52:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.53:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.54:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.55:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.56:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.57:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.58:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.59:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.60:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.61:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.63:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.64:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.1.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.1.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.1.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.23:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.24:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.25:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.3.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.3.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.3.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.3.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.3.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.3.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.3.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.3.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.3.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.3.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.3.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.3.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.4.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.4.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 2.4.7

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-6438
NVD Published Date:
03/18/2014
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2018