CVE-2013-6438

NameCVE-2013-6438
DescriptionThe 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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-66-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
apache2 (PTS)wheezy2.2.22-13+deb7u6fixed
wheezy (security)2.2.22-13+deb7u12fixed
jessie2.4.10-10+deb8u9fixed
jessie (security)2.4.10-10+deb8u11fixed
stretch (security), stretch2.4.25-3+deb9u3fixed
buster2.4.27-6fixed
sid2.4.29-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
apache2source(unstable)2.4.9-1medium
apache2sourcesqueeze2.2.16-6+squeeze13mediumDLA-66-1
apache2sourcewheezy2.2.22-13+deb7u2medium

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