FreeBSD : apache -- apr_uri_parse IPv6 address handling vulnerability (762d1c6d-0722-11d9-b45d-000c41e2cdad)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

The Apache Software Foundation Security Team discovered a programming
error in the apr-util library function apr_uri_parse. When parsing
IPv6 literal addresses, it is possible that a length is incorrectly
calculated to be negative, and this value is passed to memcpy. This
may result in an exploitable vulnerability on some platforms,
including FreeBSD.

See also :

http://httpd.apache.org
http://www.nessus.org/u?0cd4f74a

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37109 (freebsd_pkg_762d1c6d072211d9b45d000c41e2cdad.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0786

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