FreeBSD : Apache APR -- DoS vulnerabilities (99a5590c-857e-11e0-96b7-00300582f9fc)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 54623


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


The Apache Portable Runtime Project reports :

A flaw was discovered in the apr_fnmatch() function in the Apache Portable Runtime (APR) library 1.4.4 (or any backported versions that contained the upstream fix for CVE-2011-0419). This could cause httpd workers to enter a hung state (100% CPU utilization).

apr-util 1.3.11 could cause crashes with httpd's mod_authnz_ldap in some situations.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 54623

File Name: freebsd_pkg_99a5590c857e11e096b700300582f9fc.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.17 $

Type: local

Published: 2011/05/24

Modified: 2015/01/15

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:apr1, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/05/23

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/05/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0419, CVE-2011-1928

BID: 47929