Ubuntu 5212-2: Apache HTTP Server vulnerabilities

Advisories

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5212-2
January 10, 2022

apache2 vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 16.04 ESM
- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in Apache HTTP Server.

Software Description:
- apache2: Apache HTTP server

Details:

USN-5212-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in Apache. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM and Ubuntu 16.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

 It was discovered that the Apache HTTP Server incorrectly handled certain
 forward proxy requests. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause
 the server to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly perform
 a Server Side Request Forgery attack. (CVE-2021-44224)

 It was discovered that the Apache HTTP Server Lua module incorrectly
 handled memory in the multipart parser. A remote attacker could use this
 issue to cause the server to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or
 possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2021-44790)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM:
  apache2                         2.4.18-2ubuntu3.17+esm4
  apache2-bin                     2.4.18-2ubuntu3.17+esm4

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
  apache2                         2.4.7-1ubuntu4.22+esm3
  apache2-bin                     2.4.7-1ubuntu4.22+esm3

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5212-2
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5212-1
  CVE-2021-44224, CVE-2021-44790

Ubuntu 5212-2: Apache HTTP Server vulnerabilities

January 10, 2022

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 16.04 ESM - Ubuntu 14.04 ESM Summary: Several security issues were fixed in Apache HTTP Server. Software Description: - apache2: Apache HTTP server Details: USN-5212-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in Apache. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM and Ubuntu 16.04 ESM. Original advisory details: It was discovered that the Apache HTTP Server incorrectly handled certain forward proxy requests. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause the server to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly perform a Server Side Request Forgery attack. (CVE-2021-44224) It was discovered that the Apache HTTP Server Lua module incorrectly handled memory in the multipart parser. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause the server to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2021-44790)

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 16.04 ESM: apache2 2.4.18-2ubuntu3.17+esm4 apache2-bin 2.4.18-2ubuntu3.17+esm4 Ubuntu 14.04 ESM: apache2 2.4.7-1ubuntu4.22+esm3 apache2-bin 2.4.7-1ubuntu4.22+esm3 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5212-2

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5212-1

CVE-2021-44224, CVE-2021-44790

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5212-2

Package Information

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