update to apache2_2.4.52-1ubuntu4.9_amd64 causes website to respond with 301 redirect to itself

Bug #2061740 reported by Blair

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Bug Description

Hi, I have a wordlpress site running on Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS (GNU/Linux 6.2.0-1017-aws x86_64).

After updating apache2 the site returns a 301 redirect to itself. No other configuration was changed.

```
~$ apache2 -v
Server version: Apache/2.4.52 (Ubuntu)
Server built: 2023-10-26T13:44:44
```

** site is working

Now we update apache2
```
~$ sudo apt update
...

~$ sudo apt-get install --only-upgrade apache2
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree... Done
Reading state information... Done
The following additional packages will be installed:
  apache2-bin apache2-data apache2-utils
Suggested packages:
  apache2-doc apache2-suexec-pristine | apache2-suexec-custom www-browser
The following packages will be upgraded:
  apache2 apache2-bin apache2-data apache2-utils
4 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 120 not upgraded.
Need to get 1698 kB of archives.
After this operation, 3072 B of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n]
Get:1 http://us-west-2.ec2.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu jammy-updates/main amd64 apache2 amd64 2.4.52-1ubuntu4.9 [97.9 kB]
Get:2 http://us-west-2.ec2.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu jammy-updates/main amd64 apache2-bin amd64 2.4.52-1ubuntu4.9 [1347 kB]
Get:3 http://us-west-2.ec2.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu jammy-updates/main amd64 apache2-data all 2.4.52-1ubuntu4.9 [165 kB]
Get:4 http://us-west-2.ec2.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu jammy-updates/main amd64 apache2-utils amd64 2.4.52-1ubuntu4.9 [88.7 kB]
Fetched 1698 kB in 0s (31.4 MB/s)
(Reading database ... 78982 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack .../apache2_2.4.52-1ubuntu4.9_amd64.deb ...
Unpacking apache2 (2.4.52-1ubuntu4.9) over (2.4.52-1ubuntu4.7) ...
Preparing to unpack .../apache2-bin_2.4.52-1ubuntu4.9_amd64.deb ...
Unpacking apache2-bin (2.4.52-1ubuntu4.9) over (2.4.52-1ubuntu4.7) ...
Preparing to unpack .../apache2-data_2.4.52-1ubuntu4.9_all.deb ...
Unpacking apache2-data (2.4.52-1ubuntu4.9) over (2.4.52-1ubuntu4.7) ...
Preparing to unpack .../apache2-utils_2.4.52-1ubuntu4.9_amd64.deb ...
Unpacking apache2-utils (2.4.52-1ubuntu4.9) over (2.4.52-1ubuntu4.7) ...
Setting up apache2-bin (2.4.52-1ubuntu4.9) ...
Setting up apache2-data (2.4.52-1ubuntu4.9) ...
Setting up apache2-utils (2.4.52-1ubuntu4.9) ...
Setting up apache2 (2.4.52-1ubuntu4.9) ...
Installing new version of config file /etc/apache2/mods-available/setenvif.conf ...
apache-htcacheclean.service is a disabled or a static unit not running, not starting it.
Processing triggers for man-db (2.10.2-1) ...
Processing triggers for ufw (0.36.1-4ubuntu0.1) ...
Scanning processes...
Scanning linux images...

Running kernel seems to be up-to-date.

No services need to be restarted.

No containers need to be restarted.

No user sessions are running outdated binaries.

No VM guests are running outdated hypervisor (qemu) binaries on this host.

~$ apache2 -v
Server version: Apache/2.4.52 (Ubuntu)
Server built: 2024-04-10T17:45:18
```

** after the update the site has the 301 issue

Revision history for this message
Sergio Durigan Junior (sergiodj) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to file a bug report.

I installed the latest version of apache2 (Jammy) here and could not reproduce the issue. Could you please provide a minimal reproducer so that we can determine if this is indeed a problem with the package? If you could, please provide the configuration files for apache2 that you are using (make sure to remove any confidential/personal information from them).

Since it seems likely to me that this is a local configuration problem,
rather than a bug in Ubuntu, I am marking this bug as 'Incomplete'.

However, if you believe that this is really a bug in Ubuntu, then we would
be grateful if you would provide a more complete description of the problem
with steps to reproduce, explain why you believe this is a bug in Ubuntu
rather than a problem specific to your system, and then change the bug
status back to "New".

For local configuration issues, you can find assistance here:
http://www.ubuntu.com/support/community

Changed in apache2 (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
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