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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-1956

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


Off-by-one error in the apr_brigade_vprintf function in Apache APR-util before 1.3.5 on big-endian platforms allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information or cause a denial of service (application crash) via crafted input.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.4 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MLIST
Name: [dev] 20090424 Re: Buffer overflow in apr_brigade_vprintf() ?
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1107
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1108
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.apache.org/dist/apr/CHANGES-APR-UTIL-1.3
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27014463
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: PK91241
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2013:150
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-5969
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:131
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: PK88341
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200907-03
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2009-11-09-1
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1907
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11567
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=rev&revision=768417
Type: Patch Information
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-6014
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02612
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-787-1
External Source: BID
Name: 35251
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20090605 CVE Request (apr-util)
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuapr2013-1899555.html
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-786-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=504390
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-3184
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-6261
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3937
External Source: MLIST
Name: [dev] 20090424 Buffer overflow in apr_brigade_vprintf() ?
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: PK99478
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12237

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11567
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12237
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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