Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2017 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
Robert Swiecki discovered that the Apache HTTP Server
mod_auth_digest module incorrectly cleared values when processing
certain requests. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause the
server to crash, resulting in a denial or service, or possibly obtain
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.
Update the affected apache2-bin package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.7
Public Exploit Available : false