Fedora 9 : apr-util-1.2.12-7.fc9 (2009-6014)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Backport security fixes from upstream version 1.3.7: - CVE-2009-0023
Fix underflow in apr_strmatch_precompile. - CVE-2009-1955 Fix a denial
of service attack against the apr_xml_* interface using the 'billion
laughs' entity expansion technique. - CVE-2009-1956 Fix off by one
overflow in apr_brigade_vprintf. Note: CVE-2009-1956 is only an issue
on big-endian architectures.

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

See also :


Solution :

Update the affected apr-util package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 39504 (fedora_2009-6014.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 35221

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0023

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