GLSA-201405-24 : Apache Portable Runtime, APR Utility Library: Denial of Service

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201405-24
(Apache Portable Runtime, APR Utility Library: Denial of Service)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Apache Portable Runtime
and APR Utility Library. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced
below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201405-24

Solution :

All Apache Portable Runtime users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/apr-1.4.8-r1'
All users of the APR Utility Library should upgrade to the latest
version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/apr-util-1.3.10'
Packages which depend on these libraries may need to be recompiled.
Tools such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these
packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.9
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74066 ()

Bugtraq ID: 43673
47820
47929
51917

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1623
CVE-2011-0419
CVE-2011-1928
CVE-2012-0840

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