Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 8.04 LTS / 9.10 / 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : apache2 vulnerabilities (USN-1021-1)

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 Apache's mod_cache and mod_dav modules
incorrectly handled requests that lacked a path. A remote attacker
could exploit this with a crafted request and cause a denial of
service. This issue affected Ubuntu 6.06 LTS, 8.04 LTS, 9.10 and 10.04
LTS. (CVE-2010-1452)

It was discovered that Apache did not properly handle memory when
destroying APR buckets. A remote attacker could exploit this with
crafted requests and cause a denial of service via memory exhaustion.
This issue affected Ubuntu 6.06 LTS and 10.10. (CVE-2010-1623).

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 : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 50823 ()

Bugtraq ID: 41963
43673

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1452
CVE-2010-1623