Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 9.10 / 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : apr-util vulnerability (USN-1022-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that APR-util did not properly handle memory when
destroying APR buckets. An attacker could exploit this and cause a
denial of service via memory exhaustion.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 50824 ()

Bugtraq ID: 43673

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1623