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

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2013 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).

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 : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:U/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