Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 14.04 : apache2 vulnerabilities (USN-2299-1)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Marek Kroemeke discovered that the mod_proxy module incorrectly
handled certain requests. A remote attacker could use this issue to
cause the server to stop responding, leading to a denial of service.
This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. (CVE-2014-0117)

Giancarlo Pellegrino and Davide Balzarotti discovered that the
mod_deflate module incorrectly handled body decompression. A remote
attacker could use this issue to cause resource consumption, leading
to a denial of service. (CVE-2014-0118)

Marek Kroemeke and others discovered that the mod_status module
incorrectly handled certain requests. A remote attacker could use this
issue to cause the server to stop responding, leading to a denial of
service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2014-0226)

Rainer Jung discovered that the mod_cgid module incorrectly handled
certain scripts. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause the
server to stop responding, leading to a denial of service.
(CVE-2014-0231).

Solution :

Update the affected apache2-bin and / or apache2.2-bin packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 76757 ()

Bugtraq ID: 68678
68740
68742
68745

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0117
CVE-2014-0118
CVE-2014-0226
CVE-2014-0231