Ubuntu 4.10 : apache vulnerability (USN-133-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

A buffer overflow was discovered in the 'htpasswd' utility. This could
be exploited to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user
invoking htpasswd. This is only a security vulnerability if you have a
website that offers a public interface to htpasswd without checking
the input beforehand
however, this is very unusual.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20524 ()

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