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Red Hat: Updated apr and apr-util packages fix multiple security issues

The Apache Portable Runtime (APR) is a portability library used by the Apache HTTP Server and other projects. Multiple integer overflow flaws, leading to heap-based buffer overflows, were found in the way the Apache Portable Runtime (APR) manages memory pool and relocatable memory allocations. An attacker could use these flaws to issue a specially-crafted request for memory allocation, which would lead to a denial of service (application crash) or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of an application using the APR libraries. Updated packages are available from updates.redhat.com.

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                  Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Moderate: apr and apr-util security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2009:1204-01
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1204.html
Issue date:        2009-08-10
CVE Names:         CVE-2009-2412 
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1. Summary:

Updated apr and apr-util packages that fix multiple security issues are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.

This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 - i386, ia64, ppc, s390, s390x, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 4 - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4 - i386, ia64, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4 - i386, ia64, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client) - i386, x86_64
RHEL Desktop Workstation (v. 5 client) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server) - i386, ia64, ppc, s390x, x86_64

3. Description:

The Apache Portable Runtime (APR) is a portability library used by the
Apache HTTP Server and other projects. It aims to provide a free library
of C data structures and routines. apr-util is a utility library used with
APR. This library provides additional utility interfaces for APR; including
support for XML parsing, LDAP, database interfaces, URI parsing, and more.

Multiple integer overflow flaws, leading to heap-based buffer overflows,
were found in the way the Apache Portable Runtime (APR) manages memory pool
and relocatable memory allocations. An attacker could use these flaws to
issue a specially-crafted request for memory allocation, which would lead
to a denial of service (application crash) or, potentially, execute
arbitrary code with the privileges of an application using the APR
libraries. (CVE-2009-2412)

All apr and apr-util users should upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain backported patches to correct these issues. Applications using the
APR libraries, such as httpd, must be restarted for this update to take
effect.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released
errata relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via Red Hat Network.  Details on how to use
the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/docs/DOC-11259

5. Bugs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

515698 - CVE-2009-2412 apr, apr-util: Integer overflows in memory pool (apr) and relocatable memory (apr-util) management

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4:

Source:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4AS/en/os/SRPMS/apr-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.src.rpm
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4AS/en/os/SRPMS/apr-util-0.9.4-22.el4_8.2.src.rpm

i386:
apr-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.i386.rpm
apr-debuginfo-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.i386.rpm
apr-devel-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.i386.rpm
apr-util-0.9.4-22.el4_8.2.i386.rpm
apr-util-debuginfo-0.9.4-22.el4_8.2.i386.rpm
apr-util-devel-0.9.4-22.el4_8.2.i386.rpm

ia64:
apr-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.i386.rpm
apr-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.ia64.rpm
apr-debuginfo-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.i386.rpm
apr-debuginfo-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.ia64.rpm
apr-devel-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.ia64.rpm
apr-util-0.9.4-22.el4_8.2.ia64.rpm
apr-util-debuginfo-0.9.4-22.el4_8.2.ia64.rpm
apr-util-devel-0.9.4-22.el4_8.2.ia64.rpm

ppc:
apr-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.ppc.rpm
apr-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.ppc64.rpm
apr-debuginfo-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.ppc.rpm
apr-debuginfo-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.ppc64.rpm
apr-devel-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.ppc.rpm
apr-util-0.9.4-22.el4_8.2.ppc.rpm
apr-util-debuginfo-0.9.4-22.el4_8.2.ppc.rpm
apr-util-devel-0.9.4-22.el4_8.2.ppc.rpm

s390:
apr-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.s390.rpm
apr-debuginfo-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.s390.rpm
apr-devel-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.s390.rpm
apr-util-0.9.4-22.el4_8.2.s390.rpm
apr-util-debuginfo-0.9.4-22.el4_8.2.s390.rpm
apr-util-devel-0.9.4-22.el4_8.2.s390.rpm

s390x:
apr-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.s390.rpm
apr-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.s390x.rpm
apr-debuginfo-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.s390.rpm
apr-debuginfo-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.s390x.rpm
apr-devel-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.s390x.rpm
apr-util-0.9.4-22.el4_8.2.s390x.rpm
apr-util-debuginfo-0.9.4-22.el4_8.2.s390x.rpm
apr-util-devel-0.9.4-22.el4_8.2.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
apr-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.i386.rpm
apr-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.x86_64.rpm
apr-debuginfo-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.i386.rpm
apr-debuginfo-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.x86_64.rpm
apr-devel-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.x86_64.rpm
apr-util-0.9.4-22.el4_8.2.x86_64.rpm
apr-util-debuginfo-0.9.4-22.el4_8.2.x86_64.rpm
apr-util-devel-0.9.4-22.el4_8.2.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 4:

Source:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4Desktop/en/os/SRPMS/apr-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.src.rpm
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4Desktop/en/os/SRPMS/apr-util-0.9.4-22.el4_8.2.src.rpm

i386:
apr-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.i386.rpm
apr-debuginfo-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.i386.rpm
apr-devel-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.i386.rpm
apr-util-0.9.4-22.el4_8.2.i386.rpm
apr-util-debuginfo-0.9.4-22.el4_8.2.i386.rpm
apr-util-devel-0.9.4-22.el4_8.2.i386.rpm

x86_64:
apr-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.i386.rpm
apr-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.x86_64.rpm
apr-debuginfo-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.i386.rpm
apr-debuginfo-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.x86_64.rpm
apr-devel-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.x86_64.rpm
apr-util-0.9.4-22.el4_8.2.x86_64.rpm
apr-util-debuginfo-0.9.4-22.el4_8.2.x86_64.rpm
apr-util-devel-0.9.4-22.el4_8.2.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4:

Source:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4ES/en/os/SRPMS/apr-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.src.rpm
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4ES/en/os/SRPMS/apr-util-0.9.4-22.el4_8.2.src.rpm

i386:
apr-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.i386.rpm
apr-debuginfo-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.i386.rpm
apr-devel-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.i386.rpm
apr-util-0.9.4-22.el4_8.2.i386.rpm
apr-util-debuginfo-0.9.4-22.el4_8.2.i386.rpm
apr-util-devel-0.9.4-22.el4_8.2.i386.rpm

ia64:
apr-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.i386.rpm
apr-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.ia64.rpm
apr-debuginfo-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.i386.rpm
apr-debuginfo-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.ia64.rpm
apr-devel-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.ia64.rpm
apr-util-0.9.4-22.el4_8.2.ia64.rpm
apr-util-debuginfo-0.9.4-22.el4_8.2.ia64.rpm
apr-util-devel-0.9.4-22.el4_8.2.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
apr-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.i386.rpm
apr-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.x86_64.rpm
apr-debuginfo-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.i386.rpm
apr-debuginfo-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.x86_64.rpm
apr-devel-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.x86_64.rpm
apr-util-0.9.4-22.el4_8.2.x86_64.rpm
apr-util-debuginfo-0.9.4-22.el4_8.2.x86_64.rpm
apr-util-devel-0.9.4-22.el4_8.2.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4:

Source:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4WS/en/os/SRPMS/apr-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.src.rpm
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4WS/en/os/SRPMS/apr-util-0.9.4-22.el4_8.2.src.rpm

i386:
apr-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.i386.rpm
apr-debuginfo-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.i386.rpm
apr-devel-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.i386.rpm
apr-util-0.9.4-22.el4_8.2.i386.rpm
apr-util-debuginfo-0.9.4-22.el4_8.2.i386.rpm
apr-util-devel-0.9.4-22.el4_8.2.i386.rpm

ia64:
apr-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.i386.rpm
apr-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.ia64.rpm
apr-debuginfo-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.i386.rpm
apr-debuginfo-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.ia64.rpm
apr-devel-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.ia64.rpm
apr-util-0.9.4-22.el4_8.2.ia64.rpm
apr-util-debuginfo-0.9.4-22.el4_8.2.ia64.rpm
apr-util-devel-0.9.4-22.el4_8.2.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
apr-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.i386.rpm
apr-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.x86_64.rpm
apr-debuginfo-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.i386.rpm
apr-debuginfo-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.x86_64.rpm
apr-devel-0.9.4-24.9.el4_8.2.x86_64.rpm
apr-util-0.9.4-22.el4_8.2.x86_64.rpm
apr-util-debuginfo-0.9.4-22.el4_8.2.x86_64.rpm
apr-util-devel-0.9.4-22.el4_8.2.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Client/en/os/SRPMS/apr-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.src.rpm
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Client/en/os/SRPMS/apr-util-1.2.7-7.el5_3.2.src.rpm

i386:
apr-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.i386.rpm
apr-debuginfo-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.i386.rpm
apr-docs-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.i386.rpm
apr-util-1.2.7-7.el5_3.2.i386.rpm
apr-util-debuginfo-1.2.7-7.el5_3.2.i386.rpm
apr-util-docs-1.2.7-7.el5_3.2.i386.rpm

x86_64:
apr-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.i386.rpm
apr-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.x86_64.rpm
apr-debuginfo-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.i386.rpm
apr-debuginfo-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.x86_64.rpm
apr-docs-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.x86_64.rpm
apr-util-1.2.7-7.el5_3.2.i386.rpm
apr-util-1.2.7-7.el5_3.2.x86_64.rpm
apr-util-debuginfo-1.2.7-7.el5_3.2.i386.rpm
apr-util-debuginfo-1.2.7-7.el5_3.2.x86_64.rpm
apr-util-docs-1.2.7-7.el5_3.2.x86_64.rpm

RHEL Desktop Workstation (v. 5 client):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Client/en/os/SRPMS/apr-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.src.rpm
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Client/en/os/SRPMS/apr-util-1.2.7-7.el5_3.2.src.rpm

i386:
apr-debuginfo-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.i386.rpm
apr-devel-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.i386.rpm
apr-util-debuginfo-1.2.7-7.el5_3.2.i386.rpm
apr-util-devel-1.2.7-7.el5_3.2.i386.rpm

x86_64:
apr-debuginfo-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.i386.rpm
apr-debuginfo-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.x86_64.rpm
apr-devel-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.i386.rpm
apr-devel-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.x86_64.rpm
apr-util-debuginfo-1.2.7-7.el5_3.2.i386.rpm
apr-util-debuginfo-1.2.7-7.el5_3.2.x86_64.rpm
apr-util-devel-1.2.7-7.el5_3.2.i386.rpm
apr-util-devel-1.2.7-7.el5_3.2.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Server/en/os/SRPMS/apr-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.src.rpm
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Server/en/os/SRPMS/apr-util-1.2.7-7.el5_3.2.src.rpm

i386:
apr-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.i386.rpm
apr-debuginfo-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.i386.rpm
apr-devel-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.i386.rpm
apr-docs-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.i386.rpm
apr-util-1.2.7-7.el5_3.2.i386.rpm
apr-util-debuginfo-1.2.7-7.el5_3.2.i386.rpm
apr-util-devel-1.2.7-7.el5_3.2.i386.rpm
apr-util-docs-1.2.7-7.el5_3.2.i386.rpm

ia64:
apr-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.ia64.rpm
apr-debuginfo-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.ia64.rpm
apr-devel-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.ia64.rpm
apr-docs-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.ia64.rpm
apr-util-1.2.7-7.el5_3.2.ia64.rpm
apr-util-debuginfo-1.2.7-7.el5_3.2.ia64.rpm
apr-util-devel-1.2.7-7.el5_3.2.ia64.rpm
apr-util-docs-1.2.7-7.el5_3.2.ia64.rpm

ppc:
apr-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.ppc.rpm
apr-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.ppc64.rpm
apr-debuginfo-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.ppc.rpm
apr-debuginfo-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.ppc64.rpm
apr-devel-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.ppc.rpm
apr-devel-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.ppc64.rpm
apr-docs-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.ppc.rpm
apr-util-1.2.7-7.el5_3.2.ppc.rpm
apr-util-1.2.7-7.el5_3.2.ppc64.rpm
apr-util-debuginfo-1.2.7-7.el5_3.2.ppc.rpm
apr-util-debuginfo-1.2.7-7.el5_3.2.ppc64.rpm
apr-util-devel-1.2.7-7.el5_3.2.ppc.rpm
apr-util-devel-1.2.7-7.el5_3.2.ppc64.rpm
apr-util-docs-1.2.7-7.el5_3.2.ppc.rpm

s390x:
apr-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.s390.rpm
apr-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.s390x.rpm
apr-debuginfo-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.s390.rpm
apr-debuginfo-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.s390x.rpm
apr-devel-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.s390.rpm
apr-devel-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.s390x.rpm
apr-docs-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.s390x.rpm
apr-util-1.2.7-7.el5_3.2.s390.rpm
apr-util-1.2.7-7.el5_3.2.s390x.rpm
apr-util-debuginfo-1.2.7-7.el5_3.2.s390.rpm
apr-util-debuginfo-1.2.7-7.el5_3.2.s390x.rpm
apr-util-devel-1.2.7-7.el5_3.2.s390.rpm
apr-util-devel-1.2.7-7.el5_3.2.s390x.rpm
apr-util-docs-1.2.7-7.el5_3.2.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
apr-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.i386.rpm
apr-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.x86_64.rpm
apr-debuginfo-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.i386.rpm
apr-debuginfo-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.x86_64.rpm
apr-devel-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.i386.rpm
apr-devel-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.x86_64.rpm
apr-docs-1.2.7-11.el5_3.1.x86_64.rpm
apr-util-1.2.7-7.el5_3.2.i386.rpm
apr-util-1.2.7-7.el5_3.2.x86_64.rpm
apr-util-debuginfo-1.2.7-7.el5_3.2.i386.rpm
apr-util-debuginfo-1.2.7-7.el5_3.2.x86_64.rpm
apr-util-devel-1.2.7-7.el5_3.2.i386.rpm
apr-util-devel-1.2.7-7.el5_3.2.x86_64.rpm
apr-util-docs-1.2.7-7.el5_3.2.x86_64.rpm

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details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://www.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

7. References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2412
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is <secalert@redhat.com>.  More contact
details at https://www.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2009 Red Hat, Inc.
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