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USN-2299-1: Apache HTTP Server vulnerabilities

23 July 2014

Several security issues were fixed in Apache HTTP Server.

Releases

Packages

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
Ubuntu 12.04
Ubuntu 10.04

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