Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
A memory leak was found in the Apache 2 'worker' module in the
handling of aborted TCP connections. By repeatedly triggering this
situation, a remote attacker could drain all available memory, which
eventually led to a Denial of Service.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 20768 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2005-2970