USN-3370-2: Apache HTTP Server vulnerability
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3370-2
1st August, 2017
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
Apache HTTP Server could be made to crash or leak sensitive information if it received specially crafted network traffic.
- apache2 - Apache HTTP server
USN-3370-1 fixed a vulnerability in Apache HTTP Server.
This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
Robert Święcki discovered that the Apache HTTP Server mod_auth_digest
module incorrectly cleared values when processing certain requests. A
remote attacker could use this issue to cause the server to crash,
resulting in a denial or service, or possibly obtain sensitive information.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.