Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 15.04 : apache2 vulnerabilities (USN-2686-1)

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 :

It was discovered that the Apache HTTP Server incorrectly parsed chunk
headers. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to perform
HTTP request smuggling attacks. (CVE-2015-3183)

It was discovered that the Apache HTTP Server incorrectly handled the
ap_some_auth_required API. A remote attacker could possibly use this
issue to bypass intended access restrictions. This issue only affected
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 15.04. (CVE-2015-3185).

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 : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 85042 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-3183
CVE-2015-3185

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