Fedora 11 : apr-util-1.3.7-1.fc11 (2009-6261)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Update to upstream version 1.3.7, see:
http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/apr /apr-util/tags/1.3.7/CHANGES
Security fixes: - 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 :

http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/apr
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=503928
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=504390
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=504555
http://www.nessus.org/u?5b685ccf

Solution :

Update the affected apr-util package.

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: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 39505 (fedora_2009-6261.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 35221
35251
35253

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

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