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USN120-1 : apache2 vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
apache2 vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

These remote packages are missing security patches :
- apache2
- apache2-common
- apache2-doc
- apache2-mpm-perchild
- apache2-mpm-prefork
- apache2-mpm-threadpool
- apache2-mpm-worker
- apache2-prefork-dev
- apache2-threaded-dev
- apache2-utils
- libapr0
- libapr0-dev


Description :

Luca Ercoli discovered that the "htdigest" program did not perform any
bounds checking when it copied the "user" and "realm" arguments into
local buffers. If this program is used in remotely callable CGI
scripts, this could be exploited by a remote attacker to execute
arbitrary code with the rights of the CGI script.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- apache2-2.0.53-5ubuntu5.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- apache2-common-2.0.53-5ubuntu5.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- apache2-doc-2.0.53-5ubuntu5.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- apache2-mpm-perchild-2.0.53-5ubuntu5.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- apache2-mpm-prefork-2.0.53-5ubuntu5.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- apache2-mpm-threadpool-2.0.53-5ubuntu5.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- apache2-mpm-worker-2.0.53-5ubuntu5.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- apache2-prefork-dev-2.0.53-5ubuntu5.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- apache2-threaded-dev-2.0.53-5ubuntu5.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- apache2-utils-2.0.53-5ubuntu5.
[...]


Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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