SuSE 10 Security Update : libapr-util1 (ZYPP Patch Number 6289)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

This update of libapr-util1 fixes a memory consumption bug in the XML
parser that can cause a remote denial-of-service vulnerability in
applications using APR (WebDAV for example) (CVE-2009-1955).
Additionally a one byte buffer overflow in function
apr_brigade_vprintf() (CVE-2009-1956) and buffer underflow in function
apr_strmatch_precompile() (CVE-2009-0023) was fixed too. Depending on
the application using this function it can lead to remote denial of
service or information leakage.

See also :

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 6289.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 41543 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0023

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