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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3425-2

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3425-2
Posted Oct 25, 2017
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3425-2 - USN-3425-1 fixed a vulnerability in Apache HTTP Server. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM. Hanno Boeck discovered that the Apache HTTP Server incorrectly handled A Limit directives in .htaccess files. In certain configurations, a A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to read arbitrary server A memory, including sensitive information. This issue is known as A Optionsbleed. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, remote, web, arbitrary
systems | linux, ubuntu
MD5 | 19a3c210bbf9b5883492f2f703cd9c78

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3425-2

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3425-2
October 24, 2017

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

- Ubuntu 12.04 ESM

Summary:

Apache HTTP Server could be made to expose sensitive information over
the network.

Software Description:
- apache2: Apache HTTP server

Details:

USN-3425-1 fixed a vulnerability in Apache HTTP Server. This update
provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

A Hanno BAPck discovered that the Apache HTTP Server incorrectly handled
A Limit directives in .htaccess files. In certain configurations, a
A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to read arbitrary server
A memory, including sensitive information. This issue is known as
A Optionsbleed.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
A apache2.2-binA A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A 2.2.22-1ubuntu1.14

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

References:
A https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3425-2
A https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3425-1
A CVE-2017-9798

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