Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 : apr vulnerability (USN-813-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Matt Lewis discovered that apr did not properly sanitize its input
when allocating memory. If an application using apr processed crafted
input, a remote attacker could cause a denial of service or
potentially execute arbitrary code as the user invoking the

Solution :

Update the affected libapr1, libapr1-dbg and / or libapr1-dev

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40529 ()

Bugtraq ID: 35949

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2412