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USN-813-3: apr-util vulnerability

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http://www.ubuntu.com – Referenced CVEs:  CVE-2009-2412 Description:  =========================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-813-3 August 08, 2009 apr-util vulnerability CVE-2009-2412 =========================================================== A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases: Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Ubuntu 8.10 Ubuntu 9.04 This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu. The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 8.04 LTS: libaprutil1 1.2.12+dfsg-3ubuntu0.2 Ubuntu 8.10: libaprutil1 1.2.12+dfsg-7ubuntu0.3 Ubuntu 9.04: libaprutil1 1.2.12+dfsg-8ubuntu0.3 After a standard system upgrade you need to restart any applications using apr-util, such as Subversion and Apache, to effect the necessary changes. Details follow: USN-813-1 fixed vulnerabilities in apr. This update provides the corresponding updates for apr-util. Original advisory details: Matt Lewis discovered that apr did not properly sanitize its input when allocating memory. If an application using apr processed crafted input, a remote attacker could cause a denial of service or potentially execute arbitrary code as the user invoking the application. (Distributions)