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The Apache Portable Runtime (APR) is a portability library used by the
Apache HTTP Server and other projects. It provides a free library of C
data structures and routines.
The fix for CVE-2011-0419 introduced an infinite loop flaw in the
apr_fnmatch() function when the APR_FNM_PATHNAME matching flag was
used. A remote attacker could possibly use this flaw to cause a denial
of service on an application using the apr_fnmatch() function.
Note: This problem affected httpd configurations using the 'Location'
directive with wildcard URLs. The denial of service could have been
triggered during normal operation
it did not specifically require a
malicious HTTP request.
This update also addresses additional problems introduced by the
rewrite of the apr_fnmatch() function, which was necessary to address
the CVE-2011-0419 flaw.
All apr users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain
a backported patch to correct this issue. Applications using the apr
library, such as httpd, must be restarted for this update to take
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 61052 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2011-1928
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