[USN-1429-1] Jetty vulnerability
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Thu Apr 26 20:38:11 UTC 2012
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1429-1
April 26, 2012
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 11.04
- Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
Jetty could be made to hang or crash if it received specially crafted
- jetty: Java servlet engine and webserver
It was discovered that Jetty computed hash values for form parameters
without restricting the ability to trigger hash collisions predictably.
This could allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service by
sending many crafted parameters.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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