GLSA-201405-24 : Apache Portable Runtime, APR Utility Library: Denial of Service

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 74066


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201405-24 (Apache Portable Runtime, APR Utility Library: Denial of Service)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Apache Portable Runtime and APR Utility Library. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could cause a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Apache Portable Runtime users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/apr-1.4.8-r1' All users of the APR Utility Library should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/apr-util-1.3.10' Packages which depend on these libraries may need to be recompiled.
Tools such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 74066

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201405-24.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/05/19

Modified: 2016/05/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:apr, p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:apr-util, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/05/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1623, CVE-2011-0419, CVE-2011-1928, CVE-2012-0840

BID: 43673, 47820, 47929, 51917

OSVDB: 68327, 73383, 73388

GLSA: 201405-24