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USN23-1 : 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
- libapr0
- libapr0-dev

Description :

Chintan Trivedi discovered a Denial of Service vulnerability in
apache2. The field length limit was not enforced for certain malicious
requests. This could permit a remote attacker who is able to send large
amounts of data to a server to cause HTTP server instances to consume
proportional amounts of memory, which can render the service

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- apache2-2.0.50-12ubuntu4.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- apache2-common-2.0.50-12ubuntu4.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- apache2-doc-2.0.50-12ubuntu4.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- apache2-mpm-perchild-2.0.50-12ubuntu4.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- apache2-mpm-prefork-2.0.50-12ubuntu4.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- apache2-mpm-threadpool-2.0.50-12ubuntu4.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- apache2-mpm-worker-2.0.50-12ubuntu4.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- apache2-prefork-dev-2.0.50-12ubuntu4.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- apache2-threaded-dev-2.0.50-12ubuntu4.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- libapr0-2.0.50-12ubun

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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