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USN-499-1: Apache vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
06/27/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

cache_util.c in the mod_cache module in Apache HTTP Server (httpd), when caching is enabled and a threaded Multi-Processing Module (MPM) is used, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (child processing handler crash) via a request with the (1) s-maxage, (2) max-age, (3) min-fresh, or (4) max-stale Cache-Control headers without a value.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-apache2-2-common
  • ubuntu-upgrade-apache2-mpm-prefork
  • ubuntu-upgrade-apache2-mpm-worker

References

  • ubuntu-upgrade-apache2-2-common
  • ubuntu-upgrade-apache2-mpm-prefork
  • ubuntu-upgrade-apache2-mpm-worker

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