Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
It was discovered that mod_proxy_http did not properly handle a large
amount of streamed data when used as a reverse proxy. A remote
attacker could exploit this and cause a denial of service via memory
resource consumption. This issue affected Ubuntu 8.04 LTS, 8.10 and
It was discovered that mod_deflate did not abort compressing large
files when the connection was closed. A remote attacker could exploit
this and cause a denial of service via CPU resource consumption.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : true