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CVE-2013-6438 Detail

Current 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.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0135.html Third Party Advisory 
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2014-10/0101.html Broken Link 
http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10698 Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Apr/msg00001.html Broken Link  Mailing List 
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=141017844705317&w=2 Issue Tracking  Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=141390017113542&w=2 Issue Tracking  Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2014/Dec/23 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201408-12.xml Third Party Advisory 
http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/httpd/httpd/branches/2.2.x/CHANGES Vendor Advisory 
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/httpd/httpd/trunk/modules/dav/main/util.c Vendor Advisory 
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/httpd/httpd/trunk/modules/dav/main/util.c?r1=1528718&r2=1556428&diff_format=h Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21669554 Third Party Advisory 
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21676091 Third Party Advisory 
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21676092 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.apache.org/dist/httpd/CHANGES_2.4.9 Vendor Advisory 
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujan2015-1972971.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujul2014-1972956.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/534161/100/0/threaded Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/66303 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2152-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2014-0012.html Third Party Advisory 
https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/entry/multiple_input_validation_vulnerabilities_in1 Third Party Advisory 
https://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_24.html Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/56c2e7cc9deb1c12a843d0dc251ea7fd3e7e80293cde02fcd65286ba@%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/84a3714f0878781f6ed84473d1a503d2cc382277e100450209231830@%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/8d63cb8e9100f28a99429b4328e4e7cebce861d5772ac9863ba2ae6f@%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/f7f95ac1cd9895db2714fa3ebaa0b94d0c6df360f742a40951384a53@%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r57608dc51b79102f3952ae06f54d5277b649c86d6533dcd6a7d201f7@%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r75cbe9ea3e2114e4271bbeca7aff96117b50c1b6eb7c4772b0337c1f@%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r83109088737656fa6307bd99ab40f8ff0269ae58d3f7272d7048494a@%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r9821b0a32a1d0a1b4947abb6f3630053fcbb2ec905d9a32c2bd4d4ee@%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r9ea3538f229874c80a10af473856a81fbf5f694cd7f471cc679ba70b@%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r9f93cf6dde308d42a9c807784e8102600d0397f5f834890708bf6920@%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/ra7f6aeb28661fbf826969526585f16856abc4615877875f9d3b35ef4@%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/rc998b18880df98bafaade071346690c2bc1444adaa1a1ea464b93f0a@%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/rcc44594d4d6579b90deccd4536b5d31f099ef563df39b094be286b9e@%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/rd18c3c43602e66f9cdcf09f1de233804975b9572b0456cc582390b6f@%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/rdca61ae990660bacb682295f2a09d34612b7bb5f457577fe17f4d064@%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/re3d27b6250aa8548b8845d314bb8a350b3df326cacbbfdfe4d455234@%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/rf6449464fd8b7437704c55f88361b66f12d5b5f90bcce66af4be4ba9@%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/rfbaf647d52c1cb843e726a0933f156366a806cead84fbd430951591b@%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://puppet.com/security/cve/cve-2013-6438 Third Party Advisory 
https://support.apple.com/HT204659 Third Party Advisory 
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT6535 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-noinfo Insufficient Information cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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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:
09/14/2022
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.