Ubuntu 1199-1: Apache vulnerability

    Date01 Sep 2011
    CategoryUbuntu
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    A remote attacker could send crafted input to Apache and cause it to crash.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1199-1
    September 01, 2011
    
    apache2 vulnerability
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 11.04
    - Ubuntu 10.10
    - Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 8.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    A remote attacker could send crafted input to Apache and cause it to crash.
    
    Software Description:
    - apache2: Apache HTTP server
    
    Details:
    
    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.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 11.04:
      apache2.2-bin                   2.2.17-1ubuntu1.2
    
    Ubuntu 10.10:
      apache2.2-bin                   2.2.16-1ubuntu3.3
    
    Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
      apache2.2-bin                   2.2.14-5ubuntu8.6
    
    Ubuntu 8.04 LTS:
      apache2-mpm-event               2.2.8-1ubuntu0.21
      apache2-mpm-perchild            2.2.8-1ubuntu0.21
      apache2-mpm-prefork             2.2.8-1ubuntu0.21
      apache2-mpm-worker              2.2.8-1ubuntu0.21
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1199-1
      CVE-2011-3192
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/apache2/2.2.17-1ubuntu1.2
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/apache2/2.2.16-1ubuntu3.3
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/apache2/2.2.14-5ubuntu8.6
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/apache2/2.2.8-1ubuntu0.21
    
    
    
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