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USN-3370-2: Apache HTTP Server vulnerability

1 August 2017

Apache HTTP Server could be made to crash or leak sensitive information if it received specially crafted network traffic.

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Details

USN-3370-1 fixed a vulnerability in Apache HTTP Server.
This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

Robert Święcki discovered that the Apache HTTP Server mod_auth_digest
module incorrectly cleared values when processing certain requests. A
remote attacker could use this issue to cause the server to crash,
resulting in a denial or service, or possibly obtain sensitive information.

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 12.04

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

References

Related notices

  • USN-3370-1: apache2-suexec-pristine, apache2-data, apache2-utils, apache2-mpm-event, apache2-bin, apache2-mpm-prefork, apache2-suexec-custom, libapache2-mod-proxy-html, libapache2-mod-macro, apache2, apache2-suexec, apache2-mpm-worker, apache2-doc, apache2-dev, apache2.2-bin, apache2-mpm-itk