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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200907-03
(APR Utility Library: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in the APR Utility
Matthew Palmer reported a heap-based buffer
underflow while compiling search patterns in the
apr_strmatch_precompile() function in strmatch/apr_strmatch.c
kcope reported that the expat XML parser in
xml/apr_xml.c does not limit the amount of XML entities expanded
C. Michael Pilato reported an
off-by-one error in the apr_brigade_vprintf() function in
A remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to cause a Denial
of Service (crash or memory exhaustion) via an Apache HTTP server
running mod_dav or mod_dav_svn, or using several configuration files.
Additionally, a remote attacker could disclose sensitive information or
cause a Denial of Service by sending a specially crafted input. NOTE:
Only big-endian architectures such as PPC and HPPA are affected by the
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Apache Portable Runtime Utility Library users should upgrade to the
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/apr-util-1.3.7'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.4
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 39614 (gentoo_GLSA-200907-03.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 352213525135253
CVE ID: CVE-2009-0023CVE-2009-1955CVE-2009-1956
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