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USN-5520-2: HTTP-Daemon vulnerability

18 July 2022

HTTP-Daemon could allow HTTP Request Smuggling attacks.




USN-5520-1 fixed a vulnerability in HTTP-Daemon. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM and Ubuntu 16.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that HTTP-Daemon incorrectly handled certain crafted
requests. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to perform an
HTTP Request Smuggling attack.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 16.04
Ubuntu 14.04

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


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