Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 / 9.10 : apache2 vulnerabilities (USN-908-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that mod_proxy_ajp did not properly handle errors
when a client doesn't send a request body. A remote attacker could
exploit this with a crafted request and cause a denial of service.
This issue affected Ubuntu 8.04 LTS, 8.10, 9.04 and 9.10.
(CVE-2010-0408)

It was discovered that Apache did not properly handle headers in
subrequests under certain conditions. A remote attacker could exploit
this with a crafted request and possibly obtain sensitive information
from previous requests. (CVE-2010-0434).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 45037 ()

Bugtraq ID: 38491
38580

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0408
CVE-2010-0434

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