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USN-6510-1: Apache HTTP Server vulnerability

23 November 2023

Apache HTTP Server could be made to crash if it received a specially crafted request.

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Packages

Details

David Shoon discovered that the Apache HTTP Server mod_macro module
incorrectly handled certain memory operations. A remote attacker could
possibly use this issue to cause the server to crash, resulting in a denial
of service.

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04
Ubuntu 14.04

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

References

Related notices

  • USN-6506-1: apache2-bin, apache2-doc, apache2-dev, apache2-suexec-custom, libapache2-mod-md, apache2-suexec-pristine, libapache2-mod-proxy-uwsgi, apache2-utils, apache2-ssl-dev, apache2, apache2-data