Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 8.04 LTS / 10.04 LTS / 10.10 / 11.04 : apache2, apr vulnerabilities (USN-1134-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Maksymilian Arciemowicz reported that a flaw in the fnmatch()
implementation in the Apache Portable Runtime (APR) library could
allow an attacker to cause a denial of service. This can be
demonstrated in a remote denial of service attack against
mod_autoindex in the Apache web server. (CVE-2011-0419)

Is was discovered that the fix for CVE-2011-0419 introduced a
different flaw in the fnmatch() implementation that could also result
in a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1928).

Solution :

Update the affected libapr0 and / or libapr1 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 55095 ()

Bugtraq ID: 47820

CVE ID: CVE-2011-0419