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Vulnerability Assessment Details

USN225-1 : 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 :

A memory leak was found in the Apache 2 'worker' module in the
handling of aborted TCP connections. By repeatedly triggering this
situation, a remote attacker could drain all available memory, which
eventually led to a Denial of Service.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- apache2-2.0.54-5ubuntu3 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- apache2-common-2.0.54-5ubuntu3 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- apache2-doc-2.0.54-5ubuntu3 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- apache2-mpm-perchild-2.0.54-5ubuntu3 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- apache2-mpm-prefork-2.0.54-5ubuntu3 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- apache2-mpm-threadpool-2.0.54-5ubuntu3 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- apache2-mpm-worker-2.0.54-5ubuntu3 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- apache2-prefork-dev-2.0.54-5ubuntu3 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- apache2-threaded-dev-2.0.54-5ubuntu3 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- apache2-utils-2.0.54-5ubuntu3 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- li
[...]


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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