RHEL 6 / 7 : apr (RHSA-2017:3270)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 104842
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn 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)
SolutionUpdate the affected apr, apr-debuginfo and / or apr-devel packages.