USN-908-1: Apache vulnerabilities

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http://www.ubuntu.com – Referenced CVEs:  CVE-2010-0408, CVE-2010-0434 Description:  =========================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-908-1 March 10, 2010 apache2 vulnerabilities CVE-2010-0408, CVE-2010-0434 =========================================================== A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases: Ubuntu 6.06 LTS Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Ubuntu 8.10 Ubuntu 9.04 Ubuntu 9.10 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 2.0.55-4ubuntu2.10 Ubuntu 8.04 LTS: apache2.2-common 2.2.8-1ubuntu0.15 Ubuntu 8.10: apache2.2-common 2.2.9-7ubuntu3.6 Ubuntu 9.04: apache2.2-common 2.2.11-2ubuntu2.6 Ubuntu 9.10: apache2.2-common 2.2.12-1ubuntu2.2 In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the necessary changes. Details follow: It was discovered that mod_proxy_ajp did not properly handle errors when a client doesn't send a request body. A remote attacker could exploit this with a crafted request and cause a denial of service. This issue affected Ubuntu 8.04 LTS, 8.10, 9.04 and 9.10. (CVE-2010-0408) It was discovered that Apache did not properly handle headers in subrequests under certain conditions. A remote attacker could exploit this with a crafted request and possibly obtain sensitive information from previous requests. (CVE-2010-0434) (Distributions)