[USN-2299-1] Apache HTTP Server vulnerabilities

2014-07-28T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:30950
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2014-07-28T00:00:00

Description

========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2299-1 July 23, 2014

apache2 vulnerabilities

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in Apache HTTP Server.

Software Description: - apache2: Apache HTTP server

Details:

Marek Kroemeke discovered that the mod_proxy module incorrectly handled certain requests. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause the server to stop responding, leading to a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. (CVE-2014-0117)

Giancarlo Pellegrino and Davide Balzarotti discovered that the mod_deflate module incorrectly handled body decompression. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause resource consumption, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2014-0118)

Marek Kroemeke and others discovered that the mod_status module incorrectly handled certain requests. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause the server to stop responding, leading to a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2014-0226)

Rainer Jung discovered that the mod_cgid module incorrectly handled certain scripts. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause the server to stop responding, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2014-0231)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: apache2-bin 2.4.7-1ubuntu4.1

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: apache2.2-bin 2.2.22-1ubuntu1.7

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS: apache2.2-bin 2.2.14-5ubuntu8.14

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References: http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2299-1 CVE-2014-0117, CVE-2014-0118, CVE-2014-0226, CVE-2014-0231

Package Information: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/apache2/2.4.7-1ubuntu4.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/apache2/2.2.22-1ubuntu1.7 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/apache2/2.2.14-5ubuntu8.14

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