USN-802-1: Apache vulnerabilities

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http://www.ubuntu.com – Referenced CVEs:  CVE-2009-1890, CVE-2009-1891 Description:  =========================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-802-1 July 13, 2009 apache2 vulnerabilities CVE-2009-1890, CVE-2009-1891 =========================================================== A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases: Ubuntu 6.06 LTS Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Ubuntu 8.10 Ubuntu 9.04 This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu. The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 6.06 LTS: apache2-common 2.0.55-4ubuntu2.6 apache2-mpm-perchild 2.0.55-4ubuntu2.6 apache2-mpm-prefork 2.0.55-4ubuntu2.6 apache2-mpm-worker 2.0.55-4ubuntu2.6 libapr0 2.0.55-4ubuntu2.6 Ubuntu 8.04 LTS: apache2-mpm-event 2.2.8-1ubuntu0.10 apache2-mpm-perchild 2.2.8-1ubuntu0.10 apache2-mpm-prefork 2.2.8-1ubuntu0.10 apache2-mpm-worker 2.2.8-1ubuntu0.10 apache2.2-common 2.2.8-1ubuntu0.10 Ubuntu 8.10: apache2-mpm-event 2.2.9-7ubuntu3.2 apache2-mpm-prefork 2.2.9-7ubuntu3.2 apache2-mpm-worker 2.2.9-7ubuntu3.2 apache2.2-common 2.2.9-7ubuntu3.2 Ubuntu 9.04: apache2-mpm-event 2.2.11-2ubuntu2.2 apache2-mpm-prefork 2.2.11-2ubuntu2.2 apache2-mpm-worker 2.2.11-2ubuntu2.2 apache2.2-common 2.2.11-2ubuntu2.2 In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the necessary changes. Details follow: It was discovered that mod_proxy_http did not properly handle a large amount of streamed data when used as a reverse proxy. A remote attacker could exploit this and cause a denial of service via memory resource consumption. This issue affected Ubuntu 8.04 LTS, 8.10 and 9.04. (CVE-2009-1890) It was discovered that mod_deflate did not abort compressing large files when the connection was closed. A remote attacker could exploit this and cause a denial of service via CPU resource consumption. (CVE-2009-1891) (Distributions)