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USN-5056-1: APR vulnerability

30 August 2021

APR could be made to expose sensitive information if it received a specially crafted input.



  • apr - Apache Portable Runtime Library


It was discovered that APR incorrectly handled certain inputs.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 21.04
Ubuntu 16.04
Ubuntu 14.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.