Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : apache2 update (USN-2625-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2015-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

As a security improvement, this update makes the following changes to
the Apache package in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS :

Added support for ECC keys and ECDH ciphers.

The SSLProtocol configuration directive now allows specifying the
TLSv1.1 and TLSv1.2 protocols.

Ephemeral key handling has been improved, including allowing DH
parameters to be loaded from the SSL certificate file specified in

The export cipher suites are now disabled by default.

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 apache2.2-bin package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83972 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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