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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2523-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2523-1
Posted Mar 10, 2015
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 2523-1 - Martin Holst Swende discovered that the mod_headers module allowed HTTP trailers to replace HTTP headers during request processing. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to bypass RequestHeaders directives. Mark Montague discovered that the mod_cache module incorrectly handled empty HTTP Content-Type headers. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause the server to stop responding, leading to a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 14.10. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, remote, web, denial of service
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2013-5704, CVE-2014-3581, CVE-2014-3583, CVE-2014-8109, CVE-2015-0228
SHA-256 | b5a9d704b449f39d01062d26900f37e7a1d8336e27bd24dc58719568e3d644a3

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2523-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2523-1
March 10, 2015

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

- Ubuntu 14.10
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in the Apache HTTP Server.

Software Description:
- apache2: Apache HTTP server

Details:

Martin Holst Swende discovered that the mod_headers module allowed HTTP
trailers to replace HTTP headers during request processing. A remote
attacker could possibly use this issue to bypass RequestHeaders directives.
(CVE-2013-5704)

Mark Montague discovered that the mod_cache module incorrectly handled
empty HTTP Content-Type headers. A remote attacker could use this issue to
cause the server to stop responding, leading to a denial of service. This
issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 14.10. (CVE-2014-3581)

Teguh P. Alko discovered that the mod_proxy_fcgi module incorrectly
handled long response headers. A remote attacker could use this issue to
cause the server to stop responding, leading to a denial of service. This
issue only affected Ubuntu 14.10. (CVE-2014-3583)

It was discovered that the mod_lua module incorrectly handled different
arguments within different contexts. A remote attacker could possibly use
this issue to bypass intended access restrictions. This issue only affected
Ubuntu 14.10. (CVE-2014-8109)

Guido Vranken discovered that the mod_lua module incorrectly handled a
specially crafted websocket PING in certain circumstances. A remote
attacker could possibly use this issue to cause the server to stop
responding, leading to a denial of service. This issue only affected
Ubuntu 14.10. (CVE-2015-0228)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 14.10:
apache2.2-bin 2.4.10-1ubuntu1.1

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
apache2.2-bin 2.4.7-1ubuntu4.4

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
apache2.2-bin 2.2.22-1ubuntu1.8

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
apache2.2-bin 2.2.14-5ubuntu8.15

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

References:
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2523-1
CVE-2013-5704, CVE-2014-3581, CVE-2014-3583, CVE-2014-8109,
CVE-2015-0228

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/apache2/2.4.10-1ubuntu1.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/apache2/2.4.7-1ubuntu4.4
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/apache2/2.2.22-1ubuntu1.8
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/apache2/2.2.14-5ubuntu8.15
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