Fedora 13 : apr-1.4.5-1.fc13 (2011-7340)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 54958


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Move to 1.4.x branch.

Various bug fixes since 1.4.2.

Security: CVE-2011-0419 Reimplement apr_fnmatch() from scratch using a non-recursive algorithm; now has improved compliance with the fnmatch() spec.

Note: 1.4.3 was never officially released.

Fix CVE-2011-1928 introduced in 1.4.4.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected apr package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 54958

File Name: fedora_2011-7340.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.24 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/06/06

Modified: 2016/05/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:apr, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:13

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/05/25

Reference Information

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

BID: 47820, 47929

OSVDB: 73383, 73388

FEDORA: 2011-7340