rPSA-2009-0123-1 apr-util

rPath Security Advisory: 2009-0123-1
Published: 2009-08-24
Products:
    rPath Appliance Platform Linux Service 1
    rPath Appliance Platform Linux Service 2
    rPath Linux 1
    rPath Linux 2

Rating: Major
Exposure Level Classification:
    Remote Deterministic Denial of Service
Updated Versions:
    apr-util=conary.rpath.com@rpl:1/0.9.7-1.3-1
    apr-util=conary.rpath.com@rpl:2/1.2.12-2.3-1

rPath Issue Tracking System:
    https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-3108

References:
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1955

Description:
    Previous versions of the apr-util package have a weakness that makes
    mod_dav and mod_dav_svn modules susceptible to a remote denial of
    service by memory consumption attack by presenting a crafted XML
    document, known as the "billion laughs" denial of service attack.

http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0123

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