FreeBSD : apr -- multiple vulnerabilities (eb9212f7-526b-11de-bbf2-001b77d09812)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

Secunia reports :

Some vulnerabilities have been reported in APR-util, which can be
exploited by malicious users and malicious people to cause a DoS
(Denial of Service).

A vulnerability is caused due to an error in the processing of XML
files and can be exploited to exhaust all available memory via a
specially crafted XML file containing a predefined entity inside an
entity definition.

A vulnerability is caused due to an error within the
'apr_strmatch_precompile()' function in strmatch/apr_strmatch.c, which
can be exploited to crash an application using the library.

RedHat reports :

A single NULL byte buffer overflow flaw was found in apr-util's
apr_brigade_vprintf() function.

See also :

http://www.apache.org/dist/apr/CHANGES-APR-UTIL-1.3
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=3D504390
http://www.nessus.org/u?4b5fedc5

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 39320 (freebsd_pkg_eb9212f7526b11debbf2001b77d09812.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 35221

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0023
CVE-2009-1955
CVE-2009-1956

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