[USN-2625-1] Apache HTTP Server update

Marc Deslauriers marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Tue Jun 2 12:46:08 UTC 2015

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2625-1
June 02, 2015

apache2 update

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS


Several security improvements have been made to the Apache HTTP Server.

Software Description:
- apache2: Apache HTTP server


As a security improvement, this update makes the following changes to
the Apache package in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:

Added support for ECC keys and ECDH ciphers.

The SSLProtocol configuration directive now allows specifying the TLSv1.1
and TLSv1.2 protocols.

Ephemeral key handling has been improved, including allowing DH parameters
to be loaded from the SSL certificate file specified in SSLCertificateFile.

The export cipher suites are now disabled by default.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
  apache2.2-bin                   2.2.22-1ubuntu1.9

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

  https://launchpad.net/bugs/1197884, https://launchpad.net/bugs/1400473

Package Information:

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