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PostPosted: Mon Apr 17, 2006 7:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 200604-08 ] libapreq2: Denial of Service vulnerabilit Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: libapreq2: Denial of Service vulnerability (GLSA 200604-08)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: April 17, 2006
Bug(s): #128610
ID: 200604-08

Synopsis

A vulnerability has been reported in libapreq2 which could lead to a Denial of Service.

Background

libapreq is a shared library with associated modules for manipulating client request data via the Apache API.

Affected Packages

Package: www-apache/libapreq2
Vulnerable: < 2.07
Unaffected: >= 2.07
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

A vulnerability has been reported in the apreq_parse_headers() and apreq_parse_urlencoded() functions of Apache2::Request.

Impact

A remote attacker could possibly exploit the vulnerability to cause a Denial of Service by CPU consumption.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All libapreq2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apache/libapreq2-2.07"


References

CVE-2006-0042
libapreq2 Changes


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