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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-0023

Original release date: 06/07/2009
Last revised: 10/10/2013


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, which triggers a heap-based buffer underflow.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-787-1
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-6014
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12321
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuapr2013-1899555.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=503928
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27014463
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1108
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-6261
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-5969
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: PK88341
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10968
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1812
Type: Patch Information
External Source: XF
Name: apache-aprstrmatchprecompile-dos(50964)
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20091112 rPSA-2009-0144-1 apr-util
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1107
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=rev&revision=779880
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2009-11-09-1
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:131
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-3184
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2009-167-02
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2013:150
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.apache.org/dist/apr/CHANGES-APR-UTIL-1.3
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1907
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200907-03
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT100345
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3937
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-786-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0144
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: PK91241
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: PK99478
External Source: BID
Name: 35221

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10968
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12321
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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