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USN-5942-1: Apache HTTP Server vulnerabilities

9 March 2023

Several security issues were fixed in Apache HTTP Server.

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Details

Lars Krapf discovered that the Apache HTTP Server mod_proxy module
incorrectly handled certain configurations. A remote attacker could
possibly use this issue to perform an HTTP Request Smuggling attack.
(CVE-2023-25690)

Dimas Fariski Setyawan Putra discovered that the Apache HTTP Server
mod_proxy_uwsgi module incorrectly handled certain special characters. A
remote attacker could possibly use this issue to perform an HTTP Request
Smuggling attack. This issue only affected Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Ubuntu 22.04
LTS, and Ubuntu 22.10. (CVE-2023-27522)

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 22.10
Ubuntu 22.04
Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 18.04

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

Related notices

  • USN-5942-2: apache2-data, apache2, apache2-bin, apache2-suexec-pristine, apache2-suexec-custom, apache2-dev, apache2-utils, apache2-doc