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[DSA558] DSA-558-1 libapache-mod-dav Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Julian Reschke reported a problem in mod_dav of Apache 2 in connection
with a NULL pointer dereference. When running in a threaded model,
especially with Apache 2, a segmentation fault can take out a whole
process and hence create a denial of service for the whole server.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.0.3-10 of libapache-mod-dav and in version 2.0.51-1 of
We recommend that you upgrade your mod_dav packages.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-558
Threat Level: High
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