Mandrake Security Advisory MDVSA-2009:131-1 (apr-util)

Published: 2009-06-09 17:38:29
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Technical Details:
Multiple security vulnerabilities has been identified and fixed in apr-util: The apr_strmatch_precompile function in strmatch/apr_strmatch.c in Apache APR-util before 1.3.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) via crafted input involving (1) a .htaccess file used with the Apache HTTP Server, (2) the SVNMasterURI directive in the mod_dav_svn module in the Apache HTTP Server, (3) the mod_apreq2 module for the Apache HTTP Server, or (4) an application that uses the libapreq2 library, related to an underflow flaw. (CVE-2009-0023). The expat XML parser in the apr_xml_* interface in xml/apr_xml.c in Apache APR-util before 1.3.7, as used in the mod_dav and mod_dav_svn modules in the Apache HTTP Server, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a crafted XML document containing a large number of nested entity references, as demonstrated by a PROPFIND request, a similar issue to CVE-2003-1564 (CVE-2009-1955). Off-by-one error in the apr_brigade_vprintf function in Apache APR-util before 1.3.5 on big-endian platforms allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information or cause a denial of service (application crash) via crafted input (CVE-2009-1956). The updated Linux Distribution Packages have been patched to prevent this. Update: Fixed Linux Distribution Packages for CS3 and MNF2 was missing with the last update. Affected: Corporate 3.0, Multi Network Firewall 2.0

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Summary:
The remote host is missing an update to apr-util announced via advisory MDVSA-2009:131-1.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-0023
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2003-1564
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-1955
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-1956

Severity
High
CVSS Score
9.3
Published
2009-06-09
Modified
2017-07-07
Category
Mandrake Local Security Checks

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