Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : apr (ELSA-2017-3270)

low Nessus Plugin ID 104838
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VPR Score: 5.2

Synopsis

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2017:3270 :

An update for apr is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

The Apache Portable Runtime (APR) is a portability library used by the Apache HTTP Server and other projects. It provides a free library of C data structures and routines.

Security Fix(es) :

* An out-of-bounds array dereference was found in apr_time_exp_get().
An attacker could abuse an unvalidated usage of this function to cause a denial of service or potentially lead to data leak. (CVE-2017-12613)

Solution

Update the affected apr packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2017-November/007358.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2017-November/007359.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 104838

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2017-3270.nasl

Version: 3.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/29/2017

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

VPR Score: 5.2

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 3.6

Temporal Score: 2.7

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.1

Temporal Score: 6.2

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:apr, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:apr-devel, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:6, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/OracleLinux, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/28/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/24/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-12613

RHSA: 2017:3270