Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 11.04 : jetty vulnerability (USN-1429-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

It was discovered that Jetty computed hash values for form parameters
without restricting the ability to trigger hash collisions
predictably. This could allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of
service by sending many crafted parameters.

Solution :

Update the affected libjetty-java package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 58892 ()

Bugtraq ID: 51199

CVE ID: CVE-2011-4461