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

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2016 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).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected libapr0 and / or libapr1 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 55095 ()

Bugtraq ID: 47820
47929

CVE ID: CVE-2011-0419
CVE-2011-1928