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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
It was discovered that the apr_fnmatch() function used an
unconstrained recursion when processing patterns with the '*'
wildcard. An attacker could use this flaw to cause an application
using this function, which also accepted untrusted input as a pattern
for matching (such as an httpd server using the mod_autoindex module),
to exhaust all stack memory or use an excessive amount of CPU time
when performing matching. (CVE-2011-0419)
Applications using the apr library, such as httpd, must be restarted
for this update to take effect.
See also :
Update the affected apr, apr-devel and / or apr-docs packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 61036 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2011-0419
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