Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Alex Solovey discovered that mod_perl did not correctly validate
certain regular expression matches. A remote attacker could send a
specially crafted request to a web application using mod_perl, causing
the web server to monopolize CPU resources. This could lead to a
remote denial of service.
Update the affected libapache2-mod-perl2, libapache2-mod-perl2-dev and
/ or libapache2-mod-perl2-doc packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
Public Exploit Available : true