USN-2686-1: Apache HTTP Server vulnerabilities
27 July 2015
Several security issues were fixed in the Apache HTTP server.
- apache2 - Apache HTTP server
It was discovered that the Apache HTTP Server incorrectly parsed chunk
headers. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to perform HTTP
request smuggling attacks. (CVE-2015-3183)
It was discovered that the Apache HTTP Server incorrectly handled the
ap_some_auth_required API. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue
to bypass intended access restrictions. This issue only affected Ubuntu
14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 15.04. (CVE-2015-3185)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.