Fedora 9 : apr-util-1.2.12-7.fc9 (2009-6014)
High Nessus Plugin ID 39504
SynopsisThe remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
DescriptionBackport security fixes from upstream version 1.3.7: - CVE-2009-0023 Fix underflow in apr_strmatch_precompile. - CVE-2009-1955 Fix a denial of service attack against the apr_xml_* interface using the 'billion laughs' entity expansion technique. - CVE-2009-1956 Fix off by one overflow in apr_brigade_vprintf. Note: CVE-2009-1956 is only an issue on big-endian architectures.
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SolutionUpdate the affected apr-util package.