Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 9.10 / 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : apr-util vulnerability (USN-1022-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 50824
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionIt was discovered that APR-util did not properly handle memory when destroying APR buckets. An attacker could exploit this and cause a denial of service via memory exhaustion.
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.