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CVE 2009-2412

'Multiple integer overflows in the Apache Portable Runtime (APR) library and the Apache Portable Utility library (aka APR-util) 0.9.x and 1.3.x allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors that trigger crafted calls to the (1) allocator_alloc or (2) apr_palloc function in memory/unix/apr_pools.c in APR; or crafted calls to the (3) apr_rmm_malloc, (4) apr_rmm_calloc, or (5) apr_rmm_realloc function in misc/apr_rmm.c in APR-util; leading to buffer overflows. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.'

ClearCenter response

Short response

This issue was resolved in a backported fix. Current up to date versions not affected.

Long response

This issue was resolved in apr-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.i386.rpm. Current versions exceed this minor release.


To validate that you are running apr-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.i386.rpm or later, run the following:

rpm -qi apr

If you need to update, run the following:

yum update
content/en_us/announcements_cve_cve-2009-2412.txt · Last modified: 2014/12/22 11:00 by dloper