RHEL 6 / 7 : apr (RHSA-2017:3270)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 104842

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

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, apr-debuginfo and / or apr-devel packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3270

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-12613

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 104842

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2017-3270.nasl

Version: 3.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/11/29

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 3.6

Temporal Score: 2.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#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: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:apr, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:apr-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:apr-devel, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.4, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.5, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.6

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/11/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-12613

RHSA: 2017:3270