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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6510-1
November 23, 2023

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

- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro)
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro)
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro)

Summary:

Apache HTTP Server could be made to crash if it received a specially
crafted request.

Software Description:
- apache2: Apache HTTP server

Details:

David Shoon discovered that the Apache HTTP Server mod_macro module
incorrectly handled certain memory operations. A remote attacker could
possibly use this issue to cause the server to crash, resulting in a denial
of service.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro):
   apache2                         2.4.29-1ubuntu4.27+esm1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro):
   apache2                         2.4.18-2ubuntu3.17+esm11

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro):
   apache2                         2.4.7-1ubuntu4.22+esm9

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

References:
   https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6510-1
   CVE-2023-31122

Ubuntu 6510-1: Apache HTTP Server vulnerability

November 23, 2023
Apache HTTP Server could be made to crash if it received a specially crafted request.

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro) - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro) - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro) Summary: Apache HTTP Server could be made to crash if it received a specially crafted request. Software Description: - apache2: Apache HTTP server Details: David Shoon discovered that the Apache HTTP Server mod_macro module incorrectly handled certain memory operations. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause the server to crash, resulting in a denial of service.

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro):   apache2                         2.4.29-1ubuntu4.27+esm1 Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro):   apache2                         2.4.18-2ubuntu3.17+esm11 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro):   apache2                         2.4.7-1ubuntu4.22+esm9 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6510-1

  CVE-2023-31122

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6510-1

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