[USN-5520-2] HTTP-Daemon vulnerability


========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5520-2 July 18, 2022
libhttp-daemon-perl vulnerability ==========================================================================
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
– Ubuntu 16.04 ESM – Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
Summary:
HTTP-Daemon could allow HTTP Request Smuggling attacks.
Software Description: – libhttp-daemon-perl: simple http server class
Details:
USN-5520-1 fixed a vulnerability in HTTP-Daemon. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM and Ubuntu 16.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that HTTP-Daemon incorrectly handled certain crafted requests. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to perform an HTTP Request Smuggling attack.
Update instructions:
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM: libhttp-daemon-perl 6.01-1ubuntu0.16.04~esm1
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM: libhttp-daemon-perl 6.01-1ubuntu0.14.04~esm1
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
References: ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5520-2 ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5520-1 CVE-2022-31081