USN-813-3: apr-util vulnerability
8 August 2009
- apr-util -
USN-813-1 fixed vulnerabilities in apr. This update provides the corresponding updates for apr-util.
Original advisory details:
Matt Lewis discovered that apr did not properly sanitize its input when
allocating memory. If an application using apr processed crafted input, a
remote attacker could cause a denial of service or potentially execute
arbitrary code as the user invoking the application.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
After a standard system upgrade you need to restart any applications using
apr-util, such as Subversion and Apache, to effect the necessary changes.