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Debian: DSA-2298-1: apache2 security update

Date 29 Aug 2011
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Two issues have been found in the Apache HTTPD web server: CVE-2011-3192

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2298-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                            Stefan Fritsch
August 29, 2011                        https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : apache2
Vulnerability  : denial of service
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2010-1452 CVE-2011-3192

Two issues have been found in the Apache HTTPD web server:

CVE-2011-3192

A vulnerability has been found in the way the multiple overlapping
ranges are handled by the Apache HTTPD server. This vulnerability
allows an attacker to cause Apache HTTPD to use an excessive amount of
memory, causing a denial of service.

CVE-2010-1452

A vulnerability has been found in mod_dav that allows an attacker to
cause a daemon crash, causing a denial of service. This issue only
affects the Debian 5.0 oldstable/lenny distribution.


For the oldstable distribution (lenny), these problems have been fixed
in version 2.2.9-10+lenny10.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.2.16-6+squeeze2.

For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem will be fixed soon.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.2.19-2.

We recommend that you upgrade your apache2 packages.

This update also contains updated apache2-mpm-itk packages which have
been recompiled against the updated apache2 packages. The new version
number for the oldstable distribution is 2.2.6-02-1+lenny5. In the
stable distribution, apache2-mpm-itk has the same version number as
apache2.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

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