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USN-5942-2: Apache HTTP Server vulnerability

22 March 2023

Apache HTTP Server could allow unintended access to network services.

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Details

USN-5942-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Apache HTTP Server. This update
provides the corresponding update for CVE-2023-25690 for Ubuntu 16.04 ESM.

Original advisory 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)

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 16.04

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

References

Related notices

  • USN-5942-1: apache2-suexec-pristine, apache2-data, apache2-utils, libapache2-mod-md, apache2-bin, apache2-suexec-custom, apache2, apache2-doc, apache2-dev, libapache2-mod-proxy-uwsgi, apache2-ssl-dev