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Ubuntu alert USN-2152-1 (apache2)

From:  Marc Deslauriers <marc.deslauriers@canonical.com>
To:  ubuntu-security-announce@lists.ubuntu.com
Subject:  [USN-2152-1] Apache HTTP Server vulnerabilities
Date:  Mon, 24 Mar 2014 15:32:42 -0400
Message-ID:  <5330885A.60500@canonical.com>

========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2152-1 March 24, 2014 apache2 vulnerabilities ========================================================================== A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 13.10 - Ubuntu 12.10 - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Summary: Apache HTTP server could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network traffic. Software Description: - apache2: Apache HTTP server Details: 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. (CVE-2014-0098) Update instructions: The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 13.10: apache2.2-bin 2.4.6-2ubuntu2.2 Ubuntu 12.10: apache2.2-bin 2.2.22-6ubuntu2.4 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: apache2.2-bin 2.2.22-1ubuntu1.5 Ubuntu 10.04 LTS: apache2.2-bin 2.2.14-5ubuntu8.13 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes. References: http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2152-1 CVE-2013-6438, CVE-2014-0098 Package Information: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/apache2/2.4.6-2ubunt... https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/apache2/2.2.22-6ubun... https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/apache2/2.2.22-1ubun... https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/apache2/2.2.14-5ubun... -- ubuntu-security-announce mailing list ubuntu-security-announce@lists.ubuntu.com Modify settings or unsubscribe at: https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-security...


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