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USN-3425-2: Apache HTTP Server vulnerability

24 October 2017

Apache HTTP Server could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.

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Details

USN-3425-1 fixed a vulnerability in Apache HTTP Server. This update
provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

Hanno Böck discovered that the Apache HTTP Server incorrectly handled
Limit directives in .htaccess files. In certain configurations, a remote
attacker could possibly use this issue to read arbitrary server memory,
including sensitive information. This issue is known as Optionsbleed.

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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-3425-1: apache2, apache2-bin, apache2-mpm-worker, apache2-suexec, apache2-data, apache2-suexec-custom, apache2-suexec-pristine, apache2-utils, libapache2-mod-proxy-html, libapache2-mod-macro, apache2-mpm-event, apache2-mpm-itk, apache2-doc, apache2-dev, apache2-mpm-prefork, apache2.2-bin