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

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014-2016 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).

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 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 : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

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

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