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VPR Score: 3.5
SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
DescriptionTwo issues have been found in the Apache HTTPD web server :
- CVE-2010-0408 mod_proxy_ajp would return the wrong status code if it encountered an error, causing a backend server to be put into an error state until the retry timeout expired. A remote attacker could send malicious requests to trigger this issue, resulting in denial of service.
- CVE-2010-0434 A flaw in the core subrequest process code was found, which could lead to a daemon crash (segfault) or disclosure of sensitive information if the headers of a subrequest were modified by modules such as mod_headers.
SolutionUpgrade the apache2 and apache2-mpm-itk packages.
For the stable distribution (lenny), these problems have been fixed in version 2.2.9-10+lenny7.
This advisory also provides updated apache2-mpm-itk packages which have been recompiled against the new apache2 packages.