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

medium Nessus Plugin ID 54623
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VPR Score: 2.2

Synopsis

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

Description

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.

Solution

Update the affected package.

See Also

http://www.apache.org/dist/apr/Announcement1.x.html

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2011-1928

http://www.nessus.org/u?0296aa2a

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 54623

File Name: freebsd_pkg_99a5590c857e11e096b700300582f9fc.nasl

Version: 1.20

Type: local

Published: 5/24/2011

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 2.2

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: 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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/23/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/19/2011

Reference Information

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

BID: 47929