Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 10.04 LTS / 10.10 / 11.04 : apache2 vulnerability (USN-1199-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 56048
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Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

A flaw was discovered in the byterange filter in Apache. A remote attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service via resource exhaustion.

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Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/1199-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 56048

File Name: ubuntu_USN-1199-1.nasl

Version: 1.20

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/2/2011

Updated: 9/19/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.1

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:apache2-mpm-event, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:apache2-mpm-perchild, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:apache2-mpm-prefork, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:apache2-mpm-worker, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:apache2.2-bin, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.10, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:11.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:8.04:-:lts

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/1/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/29/2011

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3192

BID: 49303

USN: 1199-1