USN-2152-1: Apache HTTP Server vulnerabilities
24 March 2014
Apache HTTP server could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network traffic.
- apache2 - Apache HTTP server
Ning Zhang & Amin Tora discovered that the mod_dav module incorrectly
handled whitespace characters in CDATA sections. A remote attacker could
use this issue to cause the server to stop responding, resulting in a
denial of service. (CVE-2013-6438)
Rainer M Canavan discovered that the mod_log_config module incorrectly
handled certain cookies. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause
the server to stop responding, resulting in a denial of service. This issue
only affected Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Ubuntu 12.10 and Ubuntu 13.10.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.